Re: [PATCH v2 2/2] msm: add single-wire serial bus interface (SSBI)driver

From: Greg KH
Date: Thu Feb 24 2011 - 22:30:59 EST

On Thu, Feb 24, 2011 at 07:20:45PM -0800, David Brown wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 24 2011, Dima Zavin wrote:
> > On that note, should we have a "drivers/arm/msm" instead of just
> > "drivers/msm"? Other non-msm arm sub-arches probably have the same
> > problem and polluting drivers/ top-level for every arm-subarch maybe
> > undesirable.
> I'm moving linux-kernel to the 'to' field, and adding Greg KH to CC.
> This is about a new driver (ssbi) for the MSM chips, and where the
> driver for this should go. The driver is specific to MSM chips (as far
> as I know, the bus is only supported there). There are likely to be
> future msm-specific drivers, so the suggestion was to put this under
> drivers/msm, or possibly drivers/arm/msm.
> Anyone other suggestions, or preferences for the location?

drivers/ssbi? What's keeping this from later moving off of the msm
chips to run on others? USB started out only on one processor, as did a
lot of other bus-specific drivers, before the hardware became present on
other architectures. So no need to bury it under a msm specific

Hope this helps,

greg k-h
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