Re: [PATCH 1/1] Staging: hv: storvsc: Move the storage driver out of the staging area

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On Thu, Feb 09, 2012 at 02:18:38PM -0600, James Bottomley wrote:
> On Thu, 2012-02-09 at 12:04 -0800, Greg KH wrote:
> > On Thu, Feb 09, 2012 at 12:04:11PM -0800, K. Y. Srinivasan wrote:
> > > The storage driver (storvsc_drv.c) handles all block storage devices
> > > assigned to Linux guests hosted on Hyper-V. This driver has been in the
> > > staging tree for a while and this patch moves it out of the staging area.
> > > As per Greg's recommendation, this patch makes no changes to the staging/hv
> > > directory. Once the driver moves out of staging, we will cleanup the
> > > staging/hv directory.
> > > 
> > > James was willing to apply this patch during the 3.3-rc phase and a decision
> > > was taken to defer this to 3.4 since Greg had queued up a bunch of storvsc
> > > patches for 3.4. Now that Greg has applied all of the pending storvsc patches,
> > > I am re-sending this patch to move this driver out of staging.
> > > 
> > > 
> > > Signed-off-by: K. Y. Srinivasan <kys@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > > ---
> > >  drivers/scsi/Kconfig       |    7 +
> > >  drivers/scsi/Makefile      |    3 +
> > >  drivers/scsi/storvsc_drv.c | 1548 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> > >  3 files changed, 1558 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)
> > >  create mode 100644 drivers/scsi/storvsc_drv.c
> > 
> > James, any objection to me applying this to the staging-next tree, and
> > at the same time, deleting this version of the driver from the
> > drivers/staging/hv/ directory?
> 
> Well, yes, it has the same build failure as the previous one and that
> will make it non bisectable.

Ah, that would make things a bit difficult, KY, please test your
patches...
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