Re: ktap inclusion in drivers/staging/?

From: Greg Kroah-Hartman
Date: Thu Oct 24 2013 - 06:02:51 EST

On Thu, Oct 24, 2013 at 10:42:37AM +0100, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 24, 2013 at 9:46 AM, Steven Rostedt <rostedt@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >
> > But I agree, this should not be just dumped into the staging tree until
> > the patches themselves have been posted and reviewed.
> Btw, it's not just the commit history. The actual file layout is
> terminally horrible too. The actual LWN article made it look like ktap
> was just a user-space tool, and I was thinking that it was like
> tools/pert/, just in staging.
> But looking at the tree, it looks like parts of it is a kernel module,
> and parts of it is the user space thing, and it's totally impossible
> to see which is which, it's just all mixed up in the same directory
> structure.
> Maybe I misunderstood, but that was my reaction from a very quick look.

No, you are correct, it is a mix and mess, and will be fixed up.

greg k-h
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