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    SubjectRe: [B.A.T.M.A.N.] [PATCH 4/4] Staging: batman-adv: fix whitespace style issues
    > Sorry about the conflict, thanks for redoing the changes. Where can I
    > find the current and development branches? I want to avoid doing this
    > mistake again in the future. Specially since I'm planning on doing
    > some janitorial work on Staging for a while if it's OK with you guys.
    > I see it as nice experience and practice while learning and getting
    > ready for more valuable contributions :)

    Sven has told you about how batman uses different repositories. You
    can find some more information at:

    When working on other staging drivers i suggest you work on either the
    linux-next tree, or contact the driver maintainers and ask if they
    have there own development tree. Staging drivers tend to be fast
    moving. They change a lot. What is in the current release kernel,
    which is effectively 3 months old, can be very different to the latest
    development version. I've received many patches to things we have
    fixed months ago and are either waiting in linux-next for the next
    kernel release, or our in or development tree. I'm sure the same
    applies to other drivers in staging.

    Another option for interesting work to get involved in the kernel is
    to ask GregKH if there is a staging driver which is not being actively
    worked on. Some drivers just get dumped there and nobody spends the
    time and effort needed to get them merged. After a while they get
    thrown out of the staging. You could adopt such a driver, get hold of
    the hardware and do the work needed to get it out of staging and into
    the main tree.


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