on patch "DVB: add firesat driver" in staging.git
manu at linuxtv.org
Sun Jun 15 21:23:59 UTC 2008
Stefan Richter wrote:
> Stefan Richter wrote:
>> This means that firesat needs to be ported to the new stack
>> eventually. The question remains if that should be done before
>> mainline submission or after. I tend to the latter,
> http://forum.digital-everywhere.com/viewforum.php?f=34 shows that people
> are eager to test the driver. One user even posted an own small fixup
> patch there. I.e. we should get it into mainline sooner rather than
> later. A conversion to the new firewire stack would be easier after
> mainline merge anyway, from the development POV.
Currently as it stands, the driver is usable, AFAICS. Albeit the
conversion to the new Firewire stack would be a nice thing to be done.
> Mauro, did the status regarding the driver's interface with the DVB
> subsystem change since your comment in April?
FWIW, He is not the DVB subsystem maintainer and has almost no practical
knowledge about it, least his comments be taken seriously into some
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