LDP and comedi
greg at kroah.com
Sun Oct 28 18:33:39 UTC 2007
On Sun, Oct 28, 2007 at 02:02:12PM -0400, Frank Mori Hess wrote:
> On Sunday 28 October 2007 12:55, Greg KH wrote:
> > On Sun, Oct 28, 2007 at 12:19:31PM -0400, Frank Mori Hess wrote:
> > > On Friday 26 October 2007 00:38, Greg KH wrote:
> > > > Some of the things you might not want in the cvs tree (#ifdef
> > > > removals for old kernel versions), but the majority should not be an
> > > > issue (typedef removals, whitespace, proper driver core integration,
> > > > etc.)
> > What about these issues? Will you take patches to remove the backward
> > compatibility portions of comedi?
> Yes. Although, most of the remaining compatibility code has always been
> kept in separate header files that are transparently included before the
> kernel's real headers. So there should be no need to remove it.
Yes I saw how this was done, very nice job. But a few names might need
to be changed in the main code, not a big deal...
> > How about driver core intergration? By its very nature that will not
> > work with older (2.4 and most early 2.6) kernel versions.
> > Is older-kernel support something that you feel is necessary to support
> > for a while?
> No, the latest release already doesn't support 2.4 kernels.
Ok, great to know.
I'll try to write up something as to what we can help you out with on
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