On Thu, Dec 01, 2016 at 10:40:59AM -0500, Don Zickus wrote:
> Unfortunately, there are various drivers that will never go upstream
> - paid storage drivers that provide bells and whistles on top of inbox
>   driver

That's because the developer doesn't want them upstream, that's their
fault, nothing we can do about them.

> - old drivers/fs that application has been relying on for a long time but
>   company doesn't have resources to migrate to current technology.

That's what drivers/staging/ is for, I'll take anything that builds (and
sometimes stuff that doesn't build) as long as people are actually using
it.  So send the stuff that is in this category on to me and that will
reduce your burden a _lot_.


greg k-h

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