[linux-dvb] TechnoTrend C-1501 - Locking issues on 388Mhz

hermann pitton hermann-pitton at arcor.de
Sat Mar 28 05:32:36 CET 2009


Am Samstag, den 28.03.2009, 00:58 -0300 schrieb Mauro Carvalho Chehab:
> On Sat, 28 Mar 2009 00:23:55 +0100
> hermann pitton <hermann-pitton at arcor.de> wrote:
> 
> > Hi,
> > 
> > Am Freitag, den 27.03.2009, 07:38 -0300 schrieb Mauro Carvalho Chehab:
> > > On Fri, 27 Mar 2009 02:39:07 +0100
> > > hermann pitton <hermann-pitton at arcor.de> wrote:
> > > 
> > > > But my main concern is, if it once arrived at patchwork formally, it is
> > > > out of sight for most of us and might miss proper review, except you are
> > > > sure you can always guarantee that. I don't want to start to argue about
> > > > all what happened in the past.
> > > > 
> > > > So, at least, if some patch arrived there mysteriously ;), the
> > > > linux-media list should be informed that it is there now and last time
> > > > to speak off, in case anything is not fully clear, before vanishing into
> > > > some black hole until you find it in the next kernel release ...
> > > 
> > > The only way to send patches to patchwork is to submit it via linux-media list.
> > > There's no other way. So, all patch discussions and reviews should happen at
> > > the ML, by replying at the patch email (or by replying another reply).
> > > Patchwork will keep track of such replies as well.
> > > 
> > 
> > What happened so far with this patches is quite funny,
> > for me some black hole seems to be involved.
> > 
> > Klaas did send them the first time, also directly to me, on Tue, 24 Mar
> > 2009 23:14:11 +0100.
> > 
> > Now I can see you have pulled them in already on Wednesday.
> > http://linuxtv.org/hg/v4l-dvb/rev/5efa9fbc8a88
> > 
> > There is no trace anymore on patchwork visible to me.
> > http://patchwork.kernel.org/project/linux-media/list
> > So I don't know how you processed them.
> 
> The above link uses the default patchwork filtering. By default it shows only
> patches where there's an action required (e. g. New or Under Review patches).
> 
> To view a full list of the patches, you need to click at filters and select any.
> 
> You'll see all patches:
> 	http://patchwork.kernel.org/project/linux-media/list/?state=*
> 
> In the specific case od Klaas, this is his patch:
> 
> http://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/14405/
> 
> > Most confusing is, that Klaas obviously did not receive a mail
> > notification from linuxtv-commits that his patch came in.
> 
> > 
> > Last message date: Fri Feb 15 19:45:02 CET 2008
> > Archived on: Fri Feb 15 19:45:04 CET 2008 
> > 
> > Is it broken or only the archive not up to date?
> > 
> 
> I've received the notification here:
> 
> From: Patch from klaas de waal  <hg-commit at linuxtv.org>
> To: linuxtv-commits at linuxtv.org
> Cc: , Mauro Carvalho Chehab <mchehab at redhat.com>, klaas de waal <klaas.de.waal at gmail.com>
> Subject: [linuxtv-commits] [hg:v4l-dvb] tda827x: fix locking issues with DVB-C
> Date: Fri, 27 Mar 2009 18:05:01 +0100
> Reply-To: klaas de waal via Mercurial <klaas.de.waal at gmail.com>
> Sender: linuxtv-commits-bounces at linuxtv.org
> 
> The patch number 11236 was added via Mauro Carvalho Chehab <mchehab at redhat.com>
> to http://linuxtv.org/hg/v4l-dvb master development tree.
> 
> Klaas should be received this also. Maybe some anti-spam filtering on his side?
> 
> You'll probably see this also at the linuxtv-commits archives.
> 
> > Why else he would have posted a second time on
> > Wed, 25 Mar 2009 21:53:02 +0100 not knowing anything about the status of
> > his patches, which made me believe I should try to help him?
> > 
> > The timestamp on your mercurial commit of them is
> > Wed Mar 25 20:53:02 2009 +0000 (2 days ago)
> > That is the time when his second email arrived converted to Greenwich
> > time? Or how could you commit within the same second that mail arrived?
> 
> > This is the time the patches have on both of his original mails.
> > --- a/linux/drivers/media/common/tuners/tda827x.c Tue Mar 24 21:12:47 2009 +0000
> > --- a/linux/drivers/media/common/tuners/tda827x.c Tue Mar 24 21:12:47 2009 +0000
> 
> The import scripts will try to preserve the original date of the sent email.
> 
> So, the date there is when the code were presented to public.
> 
> > How can I ever know when they were really added and if they went through
> > patchwork :)
> > 
> > I was just about to suggest Klaas should try again with [PATCH] in the
> > subject until they are listed at patchwork.
> 
> If the patch was received by patchwork, and "disappeared", all you need to do
> is to click on filter and select a proper filter, like:
> 
> http://patchwork.kernel.org/project/linux-media/list/?submitter=klaas&state=*
> 
> This will present all patches authored by "klaas", and their state. Ah, if you
> click on the patch, you'll see all the patch history, including the
> sent/received emails. Even this email should be added there by patchwork ;)
> 
> Cheers,
> Mauro

Mauro, you are joking.

How I ever could come to that from here?
http://patchwork.kernel.org/project/linux-media/list

I'm forced to read the source code.

There seems to be some serious utf8 bug too.

Cheers,
Hermann






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