Re: [GIT PATCH] big staging merge for 3.2

From: Mark Einon
Date: Wed Oct 26 2011 - 10:24:38 EST

On Wed, Oct 26, 2011 at 03:59:40PM +0200, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 26, 2011 at 2:07 PM, Greg KH <greg@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >
> > Here is the big staging merge for 3.2
> >
> > Note, I ended up merging this with your 3.1 release to resolve a merge
> > issue with one of the comedi drivers to fix a build issue.  If you want
> > me to redo the tree without this merge, I'll be glad to do so and let
> > you do it :)
> I don't hate merges that make sense, and that one looks fine. You
> picked a logical merge point, and you wrote a merge message that
> explains it. No problem.
> > There's a lot of patches in here, and the overall diff is quite
> > impressive:
> > 834 files changed, 103718 insertions(+), 230262 deletions(-)
> Hmm... I only get
> 725 files changed, 103936 insertions(+), 180480 deletions(-)
> Which is still good, but nothing like your numbers. Where did you find
> the extra 50k lines?
> > All patches have been in the -next releases for a while now.
> So I got several conflicts with the networking tree. Most of them were
> trivial (eg driver removal conflicting with somebody trying to fix up
> the now dead driver), but I really hope somebody looks at the
> resulting drivers/staging/et131x/et131x.c file.
> That driver wasn't removed, it was consolidated as one big file, and
> so the fixes to the original files needed to be resolved. I tried to
> do that correctly, but there's the skb_frag_dma_map() change and the
> removal of .ndo_set_multicast_list, and while I think I did it right,
> I really want somebody who knows that code to double check me.
> Appropriate people to do that added to the cc,
> Linus

Hi Linus,

The code changes look good, but it also needs the removal of a NETDEV_1000 dependency in the Kconfig file.

I sent a patch for these changes yesterday, you can find it here :

It's practically identical to your fixes, except for the Kconfig change.


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