[linux-dvb] TT S-1401 problem with kernel 2.6.24 ???
mkrufky at linuxtv.org
Fri Apr 4 15:23:33 CEST 2008
On Fri, Apr 4, 2008 at 8:56 AM, Michael Krufky <mkrufky at linuxtv.org> wrote:
> Mauro Carvalho Chehab wrote:
> >>> Imho 7186 _must_ be applied to 2.6.24, no matter how large the patch is.
> >> Are you saying that THIS is the patch that needs to be applied to 2.6.24.y ?
> >> http://linuxtv.org/hg/v4l-dvb/rev/eb6bc7f18024
> >> If so, this patch seems fine for -stable. We just have to make sure it
> >> applies correctly, etc.
> > Agreed.
> > I don't see why the patch would be rejected for -stable. It is a fix,
> > proofed to work, and simple enough for everybody to understand what it is
> > doing.
> > The kernel documents are guidances, not absolute rules. In the end, good
> > sense is the main rule for a patch to be applied or not.
> > ---
> > Next time, please ask first for us to submit a patch to mainstream or
> > -stable before complaining why it weren't submitted.
> > Side note: after reviewing the entire thread, and finally understanding
> > the hole picture, it seems that you've implicitly asked. The better is to
> > send an objective email. Something like:
> > Subject: [PATCH -stable] Please send patch xxxx to -stable
> > Requesting to add a patch in the middle of a thread generally means that
> > the patch won't be handled as so. The better is to send a separate e-mail,
> > with the word [PATCH] at the subject, copying the one who will be
> > responsible for applying it at the tree (the driver maintainer or me), for
> > this to be handled. In the case of patches for -stable, please c/c
> > mkrufky.
> Please test this patch against 188.8.131.52 -stable.
> I don't have this hardware, or any way to test this myself, so I will wait on your feedback before sending this to the -stable team. (Please try to test it and get back to me quickly -- I'd like to send this over before the 184.108.40.206 review cycle begins)
I also uploaded the patch to linuxtv.org, in case of mailer whitespace-mangling:
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