[linux-dvb] dvb driver changes added by 2.6.11-bk5

Kenneth Aafløy lists at kenneth.aafloy.net
Thu Mar 10 23:41:10 CET 2005


On Thursday 10 March 2005 20:00, Johannes Stezenbach wrote:
> Kenneth Aafløy wrote:
> > On Wednesday 09 March 2005 21:02, C.Y.M wrote:
> > > The following changes were committed to the dvb drivers by 2.6.11-bk5.
> > > Attached is a patch for sync purposes.
> > 
> > Rejected
> > 
> > This patch has other changes that are incorrect. For example
> > schedule_delayed_work still wants it's parameter to be in jiffies.
> > You also changed the calculations with jiffies in them to use
> > msecs.
> 
> IIRC there were patches to change all internal APIs that
> deal with timeouts, delays etc. from jiffies to msecs. The
> DVB patch is just a part of a larger change.

Sounds like an idea, but workqueue has to my knowledge no patches queued.

> But I would wait until at least the next -rc kernel is out
> before comitting this to CVS. OTOH, since HZ == 1000 on x86
> it should not break anything for most people if we commit it now.

Agreed, api changes from bk should stay in bk until bk becomes a release.
It'll be much easier too, when the whitespace cleanups are in.

Kenneth




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