Re: [PATCH v10 0/1] wfx: get out from the staging area

From: Greg Kroah-Hartman
Date: Thu Apr 07 2022 - 13:42:42 EST

On Wed, Apr 06, 2022 at 10:06:33AM +0300, Kalle Valo wrote:
> Jakub Kicinski <kuba@xxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> > On Tue, 05 Apr 2022 10:16:58 +0300 Kalle Valo wrote:
> >> Sure, that would technically work. But I just think it's cleaner to use
> >> -rc1 (or later) as the baseline for an immutable branch. If the baseline
> >> is an arbitrary commit somewhere within merge windows commits, it's more
> >> work for everyone to verify the branch is suitable.
> >>
> >> Also in general I would also prefer to base -next trees to -rc1 or newer
> >> to make the bisect cleaner. The less we need to test kernels from the
> >> merge window (ie. commits after the final release and before -rc1) the
> >> better.
> >>
> >> But this is just a small wish from me, I fully understand that it might
> >> be too much changes to your process. Wanted to point out this anyway.
> >
> > Forwarded!
> Awesome, thank you Jakub!
> Greg, I now created an immutable branch for moving wfx from
> drivers/staging to drivers/net/wireless/silabs:
> git:// wfx-move-out-of-staging
> The baseline for this branch is v5.18-rc1. If you think the branch is
> ok, please pull it to staging-next and let me know. I can then pull the
> branch to wireless-next and the transition should be complete. And do
> let me know if there are any problems.

Looks great to me! I've pulled it into staging-next now. And will not
take any more patches to the driver (some happened before the merge but
git handled the move just fine.)


greg k-h