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SubjectRe: [GIT PATCH] TTY/serial driver movement for .38
On Thu, Jan 20, 2011 at 07:32:51PM +0100, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> On Thursday 20 January 2011 18:49:10 Greg KH wrote:
> > As mentioned before in previous TTY git pull for .38, here's the big
> > movement of the serial drivers into the drivers/tty/ subdirectory that
> > needed to wait until after .38-rc1 was out.
> >
> > It merely moves the hvc drivers to drivers/tty/hvc/ and the
> > drivers/serial/ directory to drivers/tty/serial/ and fixes up the
> > MAINTAINERS file to point to the proper locations of the files now that
> > they have been moved.
>
> Hi Greg,
>
> Thanks for following up on this!
>
> I noticed that this moves the majority of all the tty drivers, but not
> the serial drivers from the drivers/char directory as my original patch
> series did. Is that something you still plan to do, or would you like
> me to respin that part of my patches for the next merge window?

I was going to do that for the next set of patches, for .39. I will be
moving some of the drivers into the staging tree as well, as was
discussed. I figured it was better to move things slower, making merges
from other trees easier, than to do it in all one big jump.

I still have your original patch series here which is what I am working
off of, so don't worry, it's not forgotten :)

thanks,

greg k-h


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