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SubjectRe: [RFC PATCH] phy: samsung: move the Samsung specific phy files to "samsung" directory
On Sun, Mar 12, 2017 at 11:18 AM, Vivek Gautam
<vivek.gautam@codeaurora.org> wrote:
> Hi Kishon,
>
>
> On Thu, Mar 9, 2017 at 5:26 PM, Kishon Vijay Abraham I <kishon@ti.com> wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> On Thursday 09 March 2017 05:03 PM, Jaehoon Chung wrote:
>>> Make the "samsung" directory and move the Samsung specific files to
>>> there for maintaining the files relevant to Samsung.
>>
>> The number of phy drivers in drivers/phy is getting unmanageable. I think this
>> is a good step to make it a little better. Can you also add a MAINTAINER for
>> drivers/phy/samsung?
>
> I remember making a similar attempt in past [1], but that time we couldn't
> reach an agreement as to whether group the phy drivers based on
> vendors or based on the type of phy.
>
> If you are fine with grouping the drivers for each vendor, I hope you can
> consider picking that patch (I can respin the patch based on linux-phy/next).
> Other driver maintainers were also cool with that older patch.
>
> Let me know your comments.
>
> [1] https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/8762561/

I am fine with the vendor approach. We follow this also for other
sub-blocks, although usually they are strictly related to one type of
device (e.g. clock controller).

Best regards,
Krzysztof

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