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

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On Thu, 2012-02-09 at 20:21 +0000, KY Srinivasan wrote:
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: James Bottomley [mailto:James.Bottomley@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> > Sent: Thursday, February 09, 2012 3:19 PM
> > To: Greg KH
> > Cc: KY Srinivasan; linux-kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx; devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx;
> > virtualization@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx; ohering@xxxxxxxx; hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx; linux-
> > scsi@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/1] Staging: hv: storvsc: Move the storage driver out of the
> > staging area
> > 
> > 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.
> 
> James,
> 
> What build failure is this. I just pulled down Greg's tree earlier today and applied this
> patch and built it.

This one

marc.info/?l=linux-driver-devel&m=132760187731205

James


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