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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2] scripts: add typdef removal tool
On Sun, Sep 19, 2010 at 2:30 AM, Pekka Enberg <penberg@kernel.org> wrote:
>  On 19.9.2010 11.49, Joe Perches wrote:
>>
>> On Sun, 2010-09-19 at 11:19 +0300, Pekka Enberg wrote:
>>>
>>> On Fri, Aug 14, 2009 at 8:39 AM, Luis R. Rodriguez
>>> <lrodriguez@atheros.com>  wrote:
>>>>
>>>> If you are porting drivers and need to remove tydpefs you can use
>>>> this to help you port the driver faster. Until we don't have a fully
>>>> correct and complete way to do this through Coccinelle spatch we
>>>> might as well help developers porting drivers with something. spatch
>>>> also has a learning curve, people working on staging may not end
>>>> up using it for a while.
>>>
>>> How come this script never made it to the kernel tree?
>>
>> General lack of interest?
>>
>> Probably the same reason that similar patches didn't.
>> https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/88026/
>
> Scripts like these are sure handy when dealing with the crap in staging
> tree.

Or if you are trying to avoid staging by doing all the hard work yourself.

> Maybe we can convince Greg to take them in.

:)

Luis
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