Re: doubt about sm7xxfb

From: Greg Kroah-Hartman
Date: Tue Feb 10 2015 - 23:37:01 EST

On Tue, Feb 10, 2015 at 07:37:47PM +0530, Sudip Mukherjee wrote:
> Hi Greg,
> we have this sm7xxfb in drivers/staging now which is supporting SM710,
> SM712, SM721 and SM722. I am also working on another new hardware
> SM750, which will be ready for staging in next 1 -2 weeks.
> this SM750 is entirely different hardware and these two drivers will
> have nothing in common.

Then make a new driver!

But why would a new driver go into staging? Anything new you create
should just go into the "correct" part of the kernel. Don't waste your
time on staging.


greg k-h
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