Re: [PATCH 3/3] staging: slimport: Add anx7814 driver support by analogix.

From: Enric Balletbo Serra
Date: Mon Sep 07 2015 - 01:41:16 EST

2015-09-07 1:27 GMT+02:00 Greg KH <gregkh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>:
> On Sun, Sep 06, 2015 at 11:14:02PM +0200, Enric Balletbo i Serra wrote:
>> The ANX7814 is an ultra-low power Full-HD (1080p60) SlimPort transmitter
>> designed for portable devices.
>> This driver adds initial support and supports HDMI to DP pass-through mode.
>> Signed-off-by: Enric Balletbo i Serra <enric.balletbo@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> ---
>> drivers/staging/Kconfig | 2 +
>> drivers/staging/Makefile | 1 +
>> drivers/staging/slimport/Kconfig | 7 +
>> drivers/staging/slimport/Makefile | 4 +
>> drivers/staging/slimport/slimport.c | 301 +++
>> drivers/staging/slimport/slimport.h | 49 +
>> drivers/staging/slimport/slimport_tx_drv.c | 3293 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>> drivers/staging/slimport/slimport_tx_drv.h | 254 +++
>> drivers/staging/slimport/slimport_tx_reg.h | 786 +++++++
> Why is this a staging driver?
> What prevents it from being merged into the "real" part of the kernel
> tree?

I'll be glad to move the driver to their subsystem if you think it's a
the better place. Basically there are two reasons why I send the
driver to the staging directory. The first one is because my test
environment is a bit limited, with my environment I can only test the
HDMI to DisplayPort pass-through mode so the driver builds but it's
partially tested. The second one is that I expect I'll need to
refactor some code, specially in slimport_tx_drv.c file to be
accepted, I decided not change too much this file from the original to
not break the functionality, so I thought that will be better send
first to the staging driver to have first reviews.

> All staging drivers need a TODO file, listing what needs to be done and
> who is in charge of it. I can't take this without that added.

ok, I'll add in the next series once received some feedback (or move
to the video subsystem)


> thanks,
> greg k-h
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