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SubjectRe: [PATCH] adxl345 accelerometer hwmon driver
Jean Delvare wrote:
> Hi Chris,
>
> On Wed, 1 Jul 2009 13:52:28 -0700, Chris Verges wrote:
>>> Probably it's about time to put an end to this and kick all
>>> accelerometer drivers out of drivers/hwmon.
>> Hi Jean,
>>
>> This actually makes a lot of sense. The remaining question is,
>> "To where do we kick them?"
>>
>> After reading Jonathan's iio.pdf, I'm all on-board with the
>> adxl345 driver being placed in this new subsystem. However,
>> IIO subsystem isn't released into the "vanilla" kernel yet.
>>
>> Until the IIO subsystem is finished and I can port the driver
>> into it, what's the appropriate place for the adxl345 to
>> reside? misc? A new directory?
>
> This is a very valid question, and the current situation probably is
> the result of it not having a simple answer.
>
> We could create drivers/accelerometer and move the drivers there for
> the time being. Or we can move them to drivers/misc until iio is
> merged. Honestly, it would be great if iio could be finally merged, it
> would help driver authors get their driver in good shape and in the
> right place right away. But I know Jonathan is busy and I can't blame
> him if things take time.
Just for info, the latest version went to lkml about a minute ago. So now
it's over to other people finding the time to review / comment. (and me
to reply / implement their suggestions).

Thanks,

Jonathan


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