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SubjectRe: [PATCH 00/15] Habana Labs kernel driver
On Fri, Jan 25, 2019 at 09:12:49AM -0800, Olof Johansson wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 25, 2019 at 8:06 AM Greg Kroah-Hartman
> <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org> wrote:
> >
> > On Fri, Jan 25, 2019 at 07:33:23AM -0800, Olof Johansson wrote:
> > > On Thu, Jan 24, 2019 at 11:37 PM Greg Kroah-Hartman
> > > > As for what directory the code should live in, I suggested "misc" as
> > > > there was no other universal location, and I hate to see new subsystems
> > > > be created with only one driver, as that's pretty sad. But it's just a
> > > > name/location, I have no dog in the fight, so I really don't care where
> > > > it ends up in the tree, just as long as it gets merged somewhere :)
> > >
> > > I'm usually one to push back against new subsystems too, especially
> > > when I see a framework proposal with just one driver. In this case,
> > > given that we all know more vendors will come along, I think it makes
> > > sense to take the discussion and establish structure now. This should
> > > give some clarity to those who are out there that we haven't seen yet,
> > > and give them a chance to prepare for things such as the low-level
> > > userspace pieces mentioned above.
> > >
> > > So I think setting this up now is the right thing to do, we know there
> > > will be more material here and having a common aggregation of it makes
> > > sense.
> >
> > Ok, how about:
> > drivers/deep_thought/
> >
> > as a first proposal.
> >
> > Let the bikeshedding begin! :)
>
> My original proposal upthread was driver/accel. I'm not sure whether
> Dave and/or anyone else wants to participate to start though, I hope
> they will at least join in once things are heading in the direction
> they want.
>
> I'll post patches with the proposed moves and documentation of
> expectations shortly, hopefully to collect acks.

Patches all look good to me, I can merge them through my char-misc tree
once we get the acks from the relevant driver maintainers.

thanks,

greg k-h

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