Re: [s-h] Re: ALSA patch for 2.5.2pre9 kernel

From: Abramo Bagnara (
Date: Mon Jan 07 2002 - 13:39:36 EST

Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Mon, 7 Jan 2002, Abramo Bagnara wrote:
> >
> > IMO the latter makes much more sense (also for "net" case), but I doubt
> > you're willing to change current schema.
> Agreed. I do not really think that it makes sense to move "drivers/net" to
> "net/drivers" even if it _would_ be the logical way to group all net
> things together. Whatever potential incremental advantage (if any) just
> isn't worth the disruption.
> > If you want to keep top level cleaner and avoid proliferation of entries
> > we might have:
> >
> > subsys/sound
> ...
> No, I hate to create structure abstractions for their own sake, and a
> "subsys" kind of abstraction doesn't really add any information.

Ok, I agree.

Just to resume, you think that the way to go is:

1) to have sound/ with *all* sound related stuff inside
2) to leave drivers/net/ and net/ like they are now (because although
it's suboptimal, to change it is a mess we don't want to face now)


Abramo Bagnara             

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