Re: [char-misc-next 01/11 V2] mei: bus: Initial MEI bus typeimplementation
From: Greg KH
Date: Mon Feb 11 2013 - 11:05:14 EST
On Mon, Feb 11, 2013 at 04:58:54PM +0100, Samuel Ortiz wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 11, 2013 at 06:30:51AM -0800, Greg KH wrote:
> > On Mon, Feb 11, 2013 at 02:46:12PM +0100, Samuel Ortiz wrote:
> > > > You already have a 'struct mei_device', which refers to the PCI device
> > > > that owns the bus, and has clients attached to it. While it may be
> > > > a little confusing to people that already worked with the current
> > > > mei code, I think it would help to rename the existing 'mei_device'
> > > > to 'mei_host' or something else that feels appropriate, and introduce
> > > > the new structure as 'mei_device' derived from 'struct device', again
> > > > matching what most other subsystems do.
> > > I understand, and I agree it would make sense. As we're aiming at having this
> > > patchset merged during the next merge window, would it be ok to have this
> > > renaming phase as a follow up patch ?
> > Do you mean for 3.9?
> That's what I meant, yes.
> > Sorry, my trees are now closed for new stuff like this for 3.9,
> Out of curiosity, when do you close your trees for new stuff ? Is there a
> fixed timeframe ?
Normally around the -rc7 or -rc8 timeframe.
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