On Thu, Dec 01, 2016 at 05:06:11PM +0100, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
> 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_.
I will forward this offer to the right folks and see who we can get to bite.