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SubjectRE: [PATCH 00/11] mfd and bluetooth: Add CG2900 suppor
As you say, I think it could be good to put it into staging so we have a driver in place and then we can continue discussing the architecture from there.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Linus Walleij []
> Sent: den 28 februari 2011 23:44
> To: Vitaly Wool; Par-Gunnar Hjalmdahl
> Cc: Par-Gunnar HJALMDAHL; Samuel Ortiz; Marcel Holtmann; Lee Jones;
> Alan Cox; Arnd Bergmann;; linux-
>; Lukasz Rymanowski; Pavan Savoy
> Subject: Re: [PATCH 00/11] mfd and bluetooth: Add CG2900 suppor
> On Fri, Feb 25, 2011 at 6:55 PM, Vitaly Wool <>
> wrote:
> > Making hardware work is, if course, a valid point, but porting a
> windows
> > driver would do that as well, and it's not the reason to pull windows
> > drivers' ports into mainline.
> Yeah hm, that sounds like it has "drivers/staging" printed all over it
> then,
> so either we solve these issues or we need to put it into staging so we
> can get help from others in fixing it up (we have a similar situation
> with
> the U8500 graphics stuff).
> P-G do you think it would be proper to take this into staging for the
> moment, or do you prefer to drive it outside the mainline kernel tree
> until
> it lands in the proper place(s)?
> Yours,
> Linus Walleij

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