[Libdlo] udlfb moving from staging to fbdev/mainline

Greg KH greg at kroah.com
Fri Jan 7 10:09:52 PST 2011

On Fri, Jan 07, 2011 at 09:37:36AM -0800, Bernie Thompson wrote:
> Some quick good news:
> Paul Mundt (the fbdev maintainer) has officially submitted the git pull
> request to move DisplayLink support (udlfb) from staging to the mainline
> kernel.  This appears to be on track for 2.6.38.
> http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/linux/kernel/1323951
> Paul has received a few Plugable DisplayLink-based devices, so he's also
> contributing and testing additional cleanups and improvements.  It's
> wonderful to have his time and engagement.
> This will be a huge help in moving things forwards (e.g. more attention,
> distro coverage, and getting more connected with other activity in the fbdev
> space), and it also means all future udlfb patches will flow through Paul
> and the fbdev branch into the kernel.
> Thanks to everyone (Roberto, Jaya, Greg, Andrew, Alexander, and many others)
> who helped get the driver to this point.

Congrats to you on sticking with it and getting the driver into the main
part of the kernel tree, that's a huge accomplishment.

great job.

greg k-h

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