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Re: Diff between Linus' and linux-mips git: drivers!

To: Jordan Crouse <jordan.crouse@amd.com>
Subject: Re: Diff between Linus' and linux-mips git: drivers!
From: Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>
Date: Mon, 20 Feb 2006 16:52:00 +0100
Cc: Martin Michlmayr <tbm@cyrius.com>, linux-mips@linux-mips.org
In-reply-to: <20060220152734.GM30429@cosmic.amd.com>
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On Mon, Feb 20, 2006 at 08:27:34AM -0700, Jordan Crouse wrote:
> On 19/02/06 23:43 +0000, Martin Michlmayr wrote:
> > We should find out whether these drivers are still needed, and if so,
> > send them to the appropriate sub-system maintainer.  If they're no
> > longer useful, they should be removed from the linux-mips tree.
> 
> Meh - I think there's something to be said for platform specific trees.

There's shouldn't be any platform-specific trees at all.  just staging
trees for subsystem maintainers.  For linux-mips that would be just
arch/mips/ and include/asm-mips/.  Having the common tree not compile
is a complete pain in the ass for distributors, and that includes
embedded SDK vendors.


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