[linux-dvb] saa7146 changes required for 2.6.11-bk1

Johannes Stezenbach js at linuxtv.org
Sun Mar 6 23:28:08 CET 2005


On Sun, Mar 06, 2005 at 10:22:10PM +0100, Oliver Endriss wrote:
> C.Y.M wrote:
> > I noticed the kernel developers made some new changes to i2c which affects 
> > saa7146 (and some other drivers) in 2.6.11-bk1.  Included is a patch for current 
> > dvb-kernel if you want to build the latest 2.6 kernel snapshot.
> 
> Apparently, some guys out there have no real work to do and are busy
> fixing whitespace issues and crap like this.
> 
> Btw, constructs like
> ..., struct i2c_msg msg[], ...
> and
> ..., struct i2c_msg *msg, ...
> are equivalent. So what?
> 
> Oliver
> 
> P.S.:
> Ceterum censeo, these guys should be stopped.

I won't argue against you, but the reason for this
change was some gcc-4.0 incompatibility.

Johannes




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