Re: [PATCH resend 1/2] Documentation: move all DMA documentationsinto Documentaion/dma

From: Hongbo Zhang
Date: Mon Jan 20 2014 - 04:13:24 EST

On 01/20/2014 12:29 PM, Vinod Koul wrote:
On Sat, Jan 18, 2014 at 11:59:13AM -0600, Rob Landley wrote:
On 01/16/14 09:59, Vinod Koul wrote:
On Thu, Jan 16, 2014 at 06:50:04PM +0800, hongbo.zhang@xxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
From: Hongbo Zhang <hongbo.zhang@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>

Since there are already seven DMA documentations under the top Documentation/,
it is better to create one dedicated directory for them.
Well the problem is that not everything is same. Some of these mean how to use
dma mapping API, couple are related to dmaengine, so clubing everything into
"dma" doesnt sound right to me!
Putting everything in the world in the top level directory isn't all
flowers and kittens either.

Where would be a _better_ place to move one of those files to?
As pointed mostly things dma* are dma-mapping and dmaengine, so would apt
that we move to two folders, unless i overlooked and assumed everything else is

Understand your concern, dma-mapping and dmaengine are different, but they are all about dma, a general dma folder can include all dma related files. An example is Documentation/power, so many kinds of power related files go there.
Anyway, this is my point, it is up to you maintainers.


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