[linux-dvb] DVB-S2 API vs. HVR4000: When?
stoth at linuxtv.org
Fri Nov 2 20:10:44 CET 2007
Steven Toth wrote:
> Manu Abraham wrote:
>> Steven Toth wrote:
>>> Manu Abraham wrote:
>>>> Steven Toth wrote:
>>>>> simpler/smaller interface. I made reference to this in my first
>>>>> patches where massive amounts of code were potentially being
>>>> Please point out the duplication.
>>> At the time, the demod drivers had to provide a set_frontend() and
>>> set_params() ops method. That meant two entry points into every driver
>>> (with differing args), the same was true for many other entry points
>>> that took the new structures.
>> Btw, before you start complaining about other's code, It is always
>> better to have a look at your own code to have a feel where you are
>> Because of some of your changes we have had long arguments by Markus,
>> (on locking) well this was in kernel. What you are complaining is
>> something not even applied to the kernel and very much pre alpha.
>> Just to talk back on the same tongue.
> You asked for my feedback. So, I gave you all the feedback based on
> the last time I reviewed your code, I even said that these issue may
> already be fixed. (Explicitly opening myself up for attack - should
> you chose). This review took place prior to you removing it from
> LinuxTV and you doing your own thing.
> Why are we arguing Manu when we both want the same thing to happen,
> for multiproto to get traction?
> Have I not always been polite in all of my offers of help, prior to my
> recent bitterness and/or sarcasm?
> Look at the situation from an outsiders perspective. Whenever the
> subject of finishing the multiproto work comes up, the conversation
> never ends in a happy place.
> I keep repeating myself when I'm say this: Nothing would make me
> happier than seeing multiproto in a test tree, where people inside
> (and outside) of the LinuxTV team can contribute. It would be a
> significant step forward but whenever this subject is raised,
> regardless of how politely I try to ask, it never results in a good
> I wish we could find a better way to communicate (and/or work
> together), for the good of everyone.
> - Steve
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