[linux-dvb] Siano's patches

Trent Piepho xyzzy at speakeasy.org
Tue Jan 20 02:49:58 CET 2009


On Mon, 19 Jan 2009, Uri Shkolnik wrote:
> Siano has some dozens of commercial Linux-based customers using the
> discussed sources.  Those customers have their own QA engineers
> additionally to Siano internal QA team (which includes dedicated engineer
> for this task).  Some of those companies products are already in the
> market (production level).

But how much testing do you give other manufacturers' hardware with your
code?  Your hardware might work, but you could have broken someone else's.

I've found that getting patches into the kernel is usually significantly
harder than writing them in the first place.



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