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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] msm: add single-wire serial bus interface (SSBI) driver
    On Tue, 2011-02-22 at 16:17 -0800, David Brown wrote:
    > On Tue, Feb 22 2011, Daniel Walker wrote:
    > > On Tue, 2011-02-22 at 12:47 -0800, Dima Zavin wrote:
    > >
    > >> What is the problem leaving it under arch/arm/mach-msm?
    > >
    > > Because it's a driver.
    > There are a lot of other drivers currently under various arch
    > subsystems. I'm not sure if a driver that is specific to only one arch
    > has a strong reason to be elsewhere in the kernel. If there was a
    > possibility of there being other devices that used SSBI, it might make
    > sense to put it elsewhere. But, as far as I know, this device is only
    > found on MSM chips.

    There are lots of arch specific drivers under drivers/ . In fact I'm
    sure there are more arch specific drivers under drivers/ than anyplace
    else. That's how we organize things in Linux.

    > It seems kind of unusual to create an entirely new directory under
    > drivers to hold what will only ever be a single driver.

    Then put it under another directory.


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