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Date:	Mon, 15 Sep 2014 13:45:56 +0100
From:	Ian Abbott <abbotti@....co.uk>
To:	driverdev-devel@...uxdriverproject.org
Cc:	Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>,
	Ian Abbott <abbotti@....co.uk>,
	H Hartley Sweeten <hartleys@...ionengravers.com>,
	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: [PATCH 00/11] staging: comedi: move comedi_fc functionality into core

The "comedi_fc" module contains a few functions for use by several
low-level comedi drivers.  Since they are used by quite a few drivers,
it seems useful to migrate their functionality to the core "comedi"
module, renaming them in the process, while keeping the original
function names in "drivers/comedi_fc.h" available for now.  This set of
patches accomplishes that.

The next stages after this will be to migrate the remaining inline
functions from "drivers/comedi_fc.h" (possibly making them externally
exported functions, although they are rather short), and then to update
the low-level drivers to call the functions with the new names,
eliminating the need to include "comedi_fc.h".  Then
"drivers/comedi_fc.h" can be removed as well.

Note that PATCH 10 has a couple of checkpatch warnings due to
changing an existing block comment in non-standard block-comment style.

PATCH 11 has a checkpatch warning to check whether MAINTAINERS needs
updating.  It doesn't.

PATCH 11 might conflict with some other patch series that haven't been
committed yet.

01) staging: comedi: add comedi_bytes_per_scan()
02) staging: comedi: comedi_fc: use comedi_bytes_per_scan()
03) staging: comedi: add comedi_inc_scan_progress()
04) staging: comedi: comedi_fc: use comedi_inc_scan_progress()
05) staging: comedi: add comedi_handle_events()
06) staging: comedi: comedi_fc: cfc_write_array_to_buffer() data is
    const
07) staging: comedi: add comedi_write_array_to_buffer()
08) staging: comedi: comedi_fc.h: use comedi_write_array_to_buffer()
09) staging: comedi: add comedi_read_array_from_buffer()
10) staging: comedi: migrate copyrights from "comedi_fc.c"
11) staging: comedi: remove comedi_fc module

 drivers/staging/comedi/Kconfig             |  31 -------
 drivers/staging/comedi/comedi_buf.c        |  66 +++++++++++++++
 drivers/staging/comedi/comedidev.h         |  11 +++
 drivers/staging/comedi/drivers.c           |  95 +++++++++++++++++++++
 drivers/staging/comedi/drivers/Makefile    |   1 -
 drivers/staging/comedi/drivers/comedi_fc.c | 132 -----------------------------
 drivers/staging/comedi/drivers/comedi_fc.h |  40 ++++++---
 7 files changed, 201 insertions(+), 175 deletions(-)
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