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Date:   Sat, 9 Dec 2017 18:40:26 +0100
From:   Greg KH <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>
To:     Joe Perches <joe@...ches.com>
Cc:     "Kershner, David A" <David.Kershner@...sys.com>,
        "jes.sorensen@...il.com" <jes.sorensen@...il.com>,
        "linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        "driverdev-devel@...uxdriverproject.org" 
        <driverdev-devel@...uxdriverproject.org>,
        *S-Par-Maintainer <SParMaintainer@...sys.com>,
        "erik.arfvidson@...il.com" <erik.arfvidson@...il.com>,
        "wadgaonkarsam@...il.com" <wadgaonkarsam@...il.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] drivers: visorbus: move driver out of staging

On Fri, Dec 08, 2017 at 02:13:18PM -0800, Joe Perches wrote:
> On Fri, 2017-12-08 at 21:55 +0000, Kershner, David A wrote:
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Joe Perches [mailto:joe@...ches.com]
> > > Sent: Friday, December 8, 2017 11:53 AM
> > > To: Greg KH <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>; Kershner, David A
> > > <David.Kershner@...sys.com>
> > > Cc: jes.sorensen@...il.com; linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org; driverdev-
> > > devel@...uxdriverproject.org; *S-Par-Maintainer
> > > <SParMaintainer@...sys.com>; erik.arfvidson@...il.com;
> > > wadgaonkarsam@...il.com
> > > Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] drivers: visorbus: move driver out of staging
> > > 
> > > On Fri, 2017-12-08 at 16:39 +0100, Greg KH wrote:
> > > > On Thu, Dec 07, 2017 at 12:11:07PM -0500, David Kershner wrote:
> > > > > Move the visorbus driver out of staging
> > 
> > (drivers/staging/unisys/visorbus)
> > > > > and to drivers/visorbus. Modify the configuration and makefiles so
> > 
> > they
> > > > > now reference the new location. The s-Par header file visorbus.h that
> > 
> > is
> > > > > referenced by all s-Par drivers, is being moved into include/linux.
> > > 
> > > Perhaps moving visorbus.h and visorbus_private.h to
> > > drivers/visorbus would be better than adding more
> > > relatively localized #include files to include/linux/
> > > 
> > > what about controlvmchannel?
> > > 
> > 
> > The file visorbus.h is currently included by 4 drivers: visorbus and 3
> > other drivers that are staying in staging for now, but we plan to move out
> > soon.
> 
> OK.
> 
> Where do you plan on moving the 3 other drivers?
> 
> Today, these drivers (visorhba, visorinput, and visornic)
> are all under the staging/unisys directory
> 
> visorbus ->	drivers/visorbus
> visorhba ->	?
> visorinput ->	?
> visornic ->	?
> 
> Perhaps all these, including visorbus, should be under virt/
> or perhaps visorbus should be under virt/ and the others
> under drivers/virt/

They will move to the proper subsystem directory (storage, input,
networking), when they are ready.

thanks,

greg k-h

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