Re: [GIT PULL] Greybus driver subsystem for 4.9-rc1

From: Mark Brown
Date: Fri Sep 16 2016 - 06:18:31 EST

On Fri, Sep 16, 2016 at 08:05:19AM +0200, Greg KH wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 15, 2016 at 03:45:53PM +0100, Mark Brown wrote:

> > Sending a pull request for code that's never been seen upstream seems
> > completely premature.

> Hey, how does code get upstream then? :)

By having the actual code to the mailing list.

> As for the drivers all living under drivers/greybus/ I understand, but
> we need the greybus core present first before we can get the drivers in.
> How about we do what happened with IIO, we take the greybus core code in
> drivers/greybus/ and put the drivers in staging, and then move them out
> of staging into the "real" portion of the kernel as they get reviewed
> and accepted?

Yes, staging would be appropriate for unreviewed code.

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