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SubjectRe: [PATCH v3 00/20] firmware: development for v4.17
On Sat, Mar 10, 2018 at 09:16:36AM -0800, Kees Cook wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 10, 2018 at 6:14 AM, Luis R. Rodriguez <mcgrof@kernel.org> wrote:
> > Greg,
> >
> > Here's a respin of what I have queued up for v4.17 for the firmware API. It
> > combines the cleanup I've been working on and the addition of the new API call
> > request_firmware_cache() for fixing a corner case suspend issue on some type of
> > cards with an optimization in place where the firmware is *not* needed on
> > reboot.
> >
> > The cleanup work allows us to test the firmware API with one kernel
> > configuration. I've addressed Kees' feedback on this respin and
> > combined the code into drivers/base/firmware_class/.
> >
> > I've made one new test_firmware change in consideration for one firmware
> > change, the patch "firmware: ensure the firmware cache is not used on
> > incompatible calls" requires us to modify our tests scripts to use
> > the APIs sanely as well.
> >
> > I've put up these changes on my git tree, refer to the branch
> > "20180307-firmware-dev-for-v4.17" based on linux-next [0] and
> > the same name based on Linus' tree [1].
> >
> > Questions, feedback, and specially rants are always welcomed.
>
> This all looks good to me! Thanks for respinning. :)

Greg,

I'd like to get these baked a bit through linux-next. Let me know if its
easier for you if I go through Andrew for the firmware API changes.

Luis

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