The Staging Pull Goes In For The Linux 3.8 Kernel
The latest pull request worthy of being mentioned for the Linux 3.8 kernel is the updates to the kernel's staging area.
From Greg Kroah-Hartman's mailing list post:
Here's the big staging tree merge for 3.8-rc1Greg also mailed in the USB pull request, but it isn't too exciting.
Lots of USB host driver cleanups in here, and a bit of a reorg of the EHCI driver to make it easier for the different EHCI platform drivers to all work together nicer, which was a reduction in overall code. We also deleted some unused firmware files, and got rid of the very old file_storage usb gadget driver that had been broken for a long time. This means we ended up removing way more code than added, always a nice thing to see:
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