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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/3] tty: move hvc drivers to drivers/tty/hvc/
On (Thu) Jan 27 2011 [20:21:25], Greg KH wrote:
> > > Sorry about this, the idea to move this file was mine and my original
> > > patch did this as well. I remembered the code from when it was a simple
> > > console driver based on hvc and never noticed that it had evolved into
> > > a generic host/guest communication stack.
> > >
> > > > Can you please move it back?
> > >
> > > No objection from me here in general, though as Greg writes above, it's
> > > a bit ugly when hvc_console.h is in a different directory.
> >
> > Greg, can you do this please? (A way to do it with preservig git
> > history of the file would be great as well, but I think only a revert
> > will do that?)
>
> So just move the one file, virtio_console.c? If so, yes, I can move it
> back.

Yes, just the one file.

> > > > I could perhaps think of a way of splitting the file so the hvc bits can
> > > > be moved to drivers/tty/hvc/ and having the core stay in drivers/char/,
> > > > but that'll have to wait for the next cycle.
>
> That would be great, care to send me those patches now so I can queue it
> up for .39?

It was just a thought; I don't have patches yet. I'll send them your
way once they're ready.

Thanks,
Amit


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