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SubjectRe: in-kernel DRM tree move around....
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On Thursday, May 29, 2008 11:26 pm Dave Airlie wrote:
> On Thu, May 29, 2008 at 9:02 PM, David Woodhouse <dwmw2@infradead.org>
wrote:
> > On Thu, 2008-05-29 at 10:46 +1000, Dave Airlie wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >>
> >> So I've been growing more annoyed with the current layout of the drm
> >> tree in the kernel,
> >>
> >> a) it lives under char.
> >> b) everything in one directory.
> >> c) header files in one directory.
> >> d) no header files exposed to userspace.
> >>
> >> http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/airlied/drm-2.6.git;a=commitdi
> >>ff;h=7df9a948d0f849466e3de259cccb49bc54cbad68
> >>
> >> is a proposal to create drivers/gpu/drm, (I may move AGP in there as
> >> well later). It also creates per-driver subdirs.
> >
> > Looks sane from the header export POV. Passes headers_check and doesn't
> > add any more instances of CONFIG_xxx visible to userspace (I'm coming
> > after those, soon).
>
> So assuming I fixed up the kbuild issues, any ideas on when it would
> be a good plan to upstream this sorta major movement.
>
> Not many DRM patches don't come via me, and I can fix up the ones that
> do before I merge them.
>
> Linus? any ideas on when you would prefer to take a tree like this?
> start of rc1?

Yes please, as soon as the merge window opens. Now if we could just convince
you to host a full kernel tree for DRM development, with a separate,
symlinked BSD dir at the top level, we'd be all set. :)

Jesse


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