RE: [PATCH 1/1] Staging: hv: Move the mouse driver out of staging
From: KY Srinivasan
Date: Sun Oct 30 2011 - 12:16:52 EST
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jiri Kosina [mailto:jkosina@xxxxxxx]
> Sent: Saturday, October 29, 2011 1:05 PM
> To: KY Srinivasan
> Cc: Greg KH; linux-kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx; devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx;
> virtualization@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx; ohering@xxxxxxxx; Dmitry Torokhov
> Subject: RE: [PATCH 1/1] Staging: hv: Move the mouse driver out of staging
> On Fri, 28 Oct 2011, KY Srinivasan wrote:
> > > > > > obj-$(CONFIG_HID_WACOM) += hid-wacom.o
> > > > > > obj-$(CONFIG_HID_WALTOP) += hid-waltop.o
> > > > > > obj-$(CONFIG_HID_WIIMOTE) += hid-wiimote.o
> > > > > > +obj-$(CONFIG_HYPERV_MOUSE) += hv_mouse.o
> > > > >
> > > > > I'd prefer a bit to follow the current naming of the drivers in
> > > > > drivers/hid directory ... all the device-specific (vendor-specific)
> > > > > drivers currently are called hid-<vendor> or similar.
> > > > >
> > > > > We could talk about changing this naming scheme, but before we reach
> > > > > conclusion on this, I'd prefer this to stay for all drivers if possible.
> > > >
> > > > Do you want the driver module to conform to the naming scheme you
> > > > Greg, in the past has resisted changing driver names, but I have no
> > > > to conforming to the naming convention you have.
> > >
> > > I recommend following the proper naming scheme. As this driver is
> > > auto-loaded when the virtual hardware is seen, the name really doesn't
> > > matter at all.
> > >
> > > So, how about 'hid-hyperv' or 'hid-hv'?
> > I will go with hid-hv if there are no objections.
> OK by me, thanks.
I am sorry I changed my mind and named it hid-hyperv. The patch I sent out
has this name. I hope it is ok with you.
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