Re: linux-next: manual merge of the staging tree with the net-next tree

From: Arnd Bergmann
Date: Tue Aug 03 2021 - 05:23:53 EST

On Tue, Aug 3, 2021 at 10:57 AM Phillip Potter <phil@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Tue, 3 Aug 2021 at 00:33, Mark Brown <broonie@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Thank you for your e-mail - not sure what is going on here as the
> r8188eu files are totally new - the net-next commit is touching files
> from a different directory (rtl8188eu) so perhaps it is getting
> confused and considering it a rename or similar? Regardless, all
> commits for r8188eu subdirectory should come from staging, as it is a
> different driver.

In net-next, the .ndo_do_ioctl() callback behaves differently, as it no
longer gets called from user space. If you have any
SIOCDEVPRIVATE ioctls in the driver, those need to be
moved over to the new .ndo_siocdevprivate callback, while any
nonstandard ioctl commands outside of that range can just be