Re: [git pull] drm - fixes + radeon KMS (part 2)
From: Greg KH
Date: Tue Jun 16 2009 - 14:50:43 EST
On Mon, Jun 15, 2009 at 12:43:38PM +1000, Dave Airlie wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 15, 2009 at 12:22 PM, Greg KH<greg@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > On Mon, Jun 15, 2009 at 03:08:56AM +0100, Dave Airlie wrote:
> >> Hi Linus,
> >> Please pull the 'drm-linus' branch from
> >> ssh://master.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/airlied/drm-2.6.git drm-linus
> >> This is big. It contains the initial TTM memory manager + ATI radeon KMS
> >> support. Currently the KMS code is part of the DRM radeon driver however
> >> it is very clearly separated internally from the old codepaths. We've
> >> elected to keep the radeon KMS Kconfig build/enable under staging for now
> >> since we may have some ABI tweaks to sort out in this release cycle,
> >> however the code is all in the drm. I don't think this enables crap
> >> tainting, but at least no-one will find kms by accident.
> > No, the module loader looks for stuff in drivers/staging/ to cause a
> > "taint".
> > But why not just keep the Kconfig stuff in your own directory, and
> > depend on CONFIG_STAGING if you want to not have it show up for "normal"
> > users? It seems odd to put anything in drivers/staging/Kconfig for
> > something that is not in drivers/staging.
> > I'm guessing this Kconfig change was not in linux-next? Or had it been
> > there and I just missed it somehow?
> No since I was on holidays until the just before the merge window
> opened, the patches
> did get posted to lkml but missed your cc.
> Well we'd like to make sure people go via the staging menus to get at
> the kconfig option
> for now, granted it probably doesn't matter whether it goes in staging
> menus or in drm depends
> on CONFIG_STAGING. Up to you I can post a patch after this merge to
> move it to drm.
Ok, I'll defer to your judgement here.
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