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SubjectRe: [PATCH v4] staging: fsl-mc: move bus driver out of staging
On Tue, Dec 19, 2017 at 03:39:44PM +0000, Laurentiu Tudor wrote:
> On 12/19/2017 05:29 PM, Greg KH wrote:
> > On Tue, Dec 19, 2017 at 03:21:19PM +0000, Laurentiu Tudor wrote:
> >>
> >>
> >> On 12/19/2017 04:48 PM, Greg KH wrote:
> >>> On Wed, Nov 29, 2017 at 12:08:44PM +0200, laurentiu.tudor@nxp.com wrote:
> >>>> From: Stuart Yoder <stuart.yoder@nxp.com>
> >>>>
> >>>> Move the source files out of staging into their final locations:
> >>>> -include files in drivers/staging/fsl-mc/include go to include/linux/fsl
> >>>> -irq-gic-v3-its-fsl-mc-msi.c goes to drivers/irqchip
> >>>> -source in drivers/staging/fsl-mc/bus goes to drivers/bus/fsl-mc
> >>>> -README.txt, providing and overview of DPAA goes to
> >>>> Documentation/dpaa2/overview.txt
> >>>>
> >>>> Update or delete other remaining staging files-- Makefile, Kconfig, TODO.
> >>>> Update dpaa2_eth and dpio staging drivers.
> >>>>
> >>>> Signed-off-by: Stuart Yoder <stuyoder@gmail.com>
> >>>> Signed-off-by: Laurentiu Tudor <laurentiu.tudor@nxp.com>
> >>>> [Laurentiu: rebased, add dpaa2_eth and dpio #include updates]
> >>>> Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
> >>>> Cc: Jason Cooper <jason@lakedaemon.net>
> >>>> Cc: Marc Zyngier <marc.zyngier@arm.com>
> >>>> ---
> >>>> Notes:
> >>>> -v4:
> >>>> - regenerated patch with renames detection disabled (Andrew Lunn)
> >>>> -v3:
> >>>> - rebased
> >>>
> >>> Ok, meta-comments on the structure of the code.
> >>>
> >>> You have 8 .h files that are "private" to your bus logic. That's 7 too
> >>> many, some of them have a bigger license header than actual content :)
> >>>
> >>> Please consolidate into 1.
> >>>
> >>> Also, the headers should be moved to SPDX format to get rid of the
> >>> boilerplate. I _think_ it's BSD/GPL, right? Hard to tell :(
> >>
> >> It's 3-clause BSD and GPLv2. Will make it clear when moving to SPDX.
> >
> > Thanks.
> >
> >>> Your "public" .h file does not need to go into a subdirectory, just name
> >>> it fsl-mc.h and put it in include/linux/.
> >>
> >> There's already a "fsl" subdirectory in include/linux/ so it seemed to
> >> make sense to use it.
> >
> > Ah, missed that. Ok, nevermind :)`
> >
> >>> One comment on the fields in your .h file, all of the user/kernel
> >>> crossing boundry structures need to use the "__" variant of types, like
> >>> "__u8" and the like. You mix and match them for some reason, you need
> >>> to be consistent.
> >>>
> >>> Also, what's up with the .h files in drivers/staging/fsl-bus/include?
> >>> You didn't touch those with this movement, right? Why?
> >>
> >> Those are not part of the bus "core". Some of them are part of the DPBP
> >> and DPCON device types APIs and are used by drivers probing on this bus
> >> and the rest are part of the DPIO driver which is also used by other
> >> drivers. Since these devices (DPBP, DPCON, DPIO) are interfaces used by
> >> all the other drivers it made sense to group them together with the bus.
> >
> > But all of these .h files are only used by the code in this specific
> > directory, no where else.
>
> They are also used by our ethernet driver, see:
> drivers/staging/fsl-dpaa2/ethernet/dpaa2-eth.h

Ick, really? Then they should not be buried in a bus-specific
location, but rather be in include/linux/SOMEWHERE, right?

thanks,

greg k-h

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