Re: Move wlan-ng out of staging?

From: Greg KH
Date: Wed Jan 27 2016 - 18:07:07 EST

On Thu, Jan 28, 2016 at 09:48:16AM +1100, Julian Calaby wrote:
> Hi Glen,
> On Thu, Jan 28, 2016 at 5:27 AM, Kalle Valo <kvalo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Dan Carpenter <dan.carpenter@xxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> >
> >> On Mon, Jan 25, 2016 at 01:16:56PM +0100, Ksenija StanojeviÄ wrote:
> >>> Hi All,
> >>>
> >>> I'm helping Greg do a bit of cleanup in the staging tree, I noticed that
> >>> wlan-ng driver is maybe ready to be moved out of staging. Are there
> >>> any TODO tasks left to do beside clean-up?
> >
> > For questions like this you should CC linux-wireless.
> >
> >> I happened to look through this code recently. It's terrible.
> >
> > And uses wireless extensions, yuck. There's a lot of work to get it into
> > reasonable shape, fixing checkpatch warnings will not be enough.
> On the same subject, the wilc1000 driver has taken some pretty big
> steps in the past few days, how far away do you think it is from
> graduating from staging?

I have 221 patches in my to-apply queue to be merged for this driver, at
the very least, those need to be merged before anyone should review it
for graduation. That number also implies that there is still quite a
lot to be done, but I would not know for sure until that happens.


greg k-h