Out of tree drivers
greg at kroah.com
Thu Oct 25 06:22:00 UTC 2007
On Mon, Oct 22, 2007 at 09:51:37AM +0200, Matthias Urlichs wrote:
> Clemens Ladisch:
> > Matthias Urlichs wrote:
> > > Greg KH:
> > > > lirc (not going upstream due to developer not
> > > > wanting it there.)
> > >
> > > Should we actually *care* what the developer wants?
> > Of course we should. According to <http://lkml.org/lkml/2007/2/1/373>
> > and <http://lkml.org/lkml/2007/2/3/180>, the problem is mostly lack of
> > developer time to make the code ready for the kernel, which is
> > _exactly_ what we're talking about here.
> Ahem. I was writing that in the context of GregKH's apparently-mistaken
> impression of "developer not wanting it there".
In my previous interactions with the developer a few years ago, that was
the impression I got. If it is incorrect, that is great to know and
hopefully things will actualy move along this time.
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