LDP and comedi

Greg KH 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
Monday.

thanks,

greg k-h



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