[linux-dvb] idea on how to break the static dependencies on demodulator modules

Johannes Stezenbach js at linuxtv.org
Thu Apr 27 00:22:11 CEST 2006


On Wed, Apr 26, 2006, Andrew de Quincey wrote:
> On Wednesday 26 April 2006 22:38, Johannes Stezenbach wrote:
> > -  you have five changesets, however it is really just one
> >    lump of code as the changes are not logically seperate,
> >    and additionally in the wrong order.
> >
> >    If Mauro would forward these as-is to
> >    Linus it would break bisecting for some people :-(
> >    The kernel must compile (and should work) after each
> >    changeset applied.
> 
> Oh right! I didn't know that: I was trying to break it up for easier review. I 
> did not realise people would want to compile the kernel for each changeset. I 
> can reorder the changes so they will compile - or would you prefer just a 
> single huge diff?

It depends on the size. Usually it's better to split stuff.

Johannes



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