[alsa-devel] Moving sound/* to drivers/ ?

Jan Engelhardt jengelh at medozas.de
Thu May 22 17:50:29 CEST 2008

On Thursday 2008-05-22 17:04, Linus Torvalds wrote:
>On Thu, 22 May 2008, Jan Engelhardt wrote:
>> I am in favor of keeping /sound around with the
>> non-hardware-dependent code, much like /block does with regard to
>> /drivers/block.
>I'd personally *much* rather have just one subdirectory.
>[...] BUT:
> - perhaps more importantly, it's totally different from 'sound' in that 
>   the block/ and drivers/block/ maintainership is actually *separate*.
>So I'd personally much rather see just one drivers/sound/ than have this 
>split up.

Surveille et rapport.

I took a look at how FreeBSD does this, just for comparison.
They have a single ${src}/dev/sound, but also no split "net" otoh
afaics. As always, if you think Linux should have a drivers/sound/,
just direct your lieutenants to do so.

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