[linux-dvb] [RFC] cinergyT2 rework final review

Steven Toth stoth at linuxtv.org
Fri Sep 19 08:57:42 CEST 2008


Patrick Boettcher wrote:
> Hi Thierry,
> 
> On Fri, 19 Sep 2008, Thierry Merle wrote:
> 
>> Hello all,
>> About the rework from Tomi Orava I stored here:
>> http://linuxtv.org/hg/~tmerle/cinergyT2
>>
>> since there seems to be no bug declared with this driver by testers (I
>> tested this driver on AMD/Intel/ARM platforms for months), it is time for
>> action.
>> If I receive no problem report before 19th of October (in one month), I
>> will push this driver into mainline.
> 
> Are you really sure you want to wait until October 19 with that? You heard 
> Jonathan this morning, he is expecting a new release every day now, so the 
> merge window will start quite soon. Maybe it would be better to shorten 
> your deadline in favour of having the driver in-tree for 2.6.28. When it 
> is inside it is still possible for at least 1.5 months to fix occuring 
> problems.

Agreed, shorten and aim for 2.6.28 - especially if you've already done a 
significant amount of personal testing.

- Steve



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