[linux-dvb] Merge multiproto tree

Manu Abraham abraham.manu at gmail.com
Mon Sep 1 22:33:40 CEST 2008


Mauro Carvalho Chehab wrote:
> Hello, Manu,
> 
> On Sat, 30 Aug 2008, Manu Abraham wrote:
> 
>>  Hello Mauro,
>>
>>  Please pull from http://jusst.de/hg/multiproto_api_merge/
>>  to merge the following Changesets from the multiproto tree.
> 
> The need for supporting newer DTV protocols increases day by day, since when
> the first multiproto proposal started to be discussed, about two years ago.
> 
> At the end of the last year, Steven send one email to the ML with a different 
> API proposal. Yet, people decided to wait for your work to be done. People then 
> pinged you, from time to time, asking about the completion of multiproto. All 
> the times, your answer were that multiproto were not ready yet for production.
> 
> I'm aware that your solution seems to be more code-complete than Steven's 
> proposal.

It's not my personal solution, it was contributed by many people. You
can read the details from the linux-dvb ML archives.

> But the recent activity on the mailing list regarding his idea (and its, 
> so far, positive feedback) and the fact that I was anyway planning to 
> have a discussion about the future of the DVB-API at the Linux Plumbers 
> Conference 2008 are supporting me in my idea of post-poning such a pull to 
> a point in time shortly after this event.

Something seems to be stinking. There is no reason to legitimately delay
so much. If the intention is for a merge, please do so within the next
few days.

Regards,
Manu





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