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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/7] staging: rtl8188eu: replace driver with better version
On Fri, 23 Jul 2021 at 02:56, Larry Finger <Larry.Finger@lwfinger.net> wrote:
>
> On 7/22/21 7:42 PM, Phillip Potter wrote:
> > I had to break this patchset up a bit to get around the file size limits
> > on the mailing list, and also I removed the hostapd stuff which is
> > userspace related and therefore not required.
> >
> > The driver currently in staging is older and less functional than the
> > version on Larry Finger's GitHub account, branch v5.2.2.4. This series
> > of patches therefore:
> >
> > (1) Removes the current driver from staging.
> > (2) Imports the GitHub version mentioned above in its place.
> >
> > There is plenty of work to do to this driver, including to its Makefile,
> > but it is at least buildable/usable for now.
> >
> > Phillip Potter (7):
> > staging: rtl8188eu: remove existing staging driver
> > staging: rtl8188eu: introduce new core dir for RTL8188eu driver
> > staging: rtl8188eu: introduce new hal dir for RTL8188eu driver
> > staging: rtl8188eu: introduce new os_dep dir for RTL8188eu driver
> > staging: rtl8188eu: introduce new include dir for RTL8188eu driver
> > staging: rtl8188eu: introduce new supporting files for RTL8188eu
> > driver
> > staging: rtl8188eu: attach newly imported driver to build system
>
> Phillip,
>
> Patch 3/7 fails with a
> drivers/staging/rtl8188eu/hal/phydm_precomp.h: already exists in error:
> working directory. When I deleted the file, the patch applied.
>
> Patch 5/7 fails with a drivers/staging/rtl8188eu/include/hal_data.h: already
> exists in working directory. Again it applied when I manually deleted that file.
>
> Patches 2-6 all have trailing whitespace warnings.
>
> I have started testing. Unfortunately, my GitHub version has a fault in that it
> runs systemd-udevd at 100% of a CPU. So far, I have found that an older commit
> works fine. As soon as I find the fault, I will let you know.
>
> Larry
>
>
>
Dear Larry,

I obviously screwed up here somewhere as there should be no whitespace
or conflicts, so apologies for that. I will do the patch set again
after work when I've heard back from you about the relevant commit,
and send out again.

Regards,
Phil

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