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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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