[linux-dvb] PATCH for adequate customization and attachment of dvb-pll.c

Markus Rechberger mrechberger at gmail.com
Fri Jun 1 21:38:52 CEST 2007


On 6/1/07, Uwe Bugla <uwe.bugla at gmx.de> wrote:
> Am Freitag, 1. Juni 2007 20:13 schrieben Sie:
> > Uwe Bugla wrote:
> > > In current kernel 2.6.22-rc3 the frontend module dvb-pll.c is attached
> as
> > > a generic standard for all bt8xx-based DVB cards. This is no good
> > > solution.
> > >
> > > Fact is:
> > > The only bt8xx-based card taking advantage of that pll library is the
> > > DViCO FusionHDTV Lite 5. All other bt8xx-based DVB cards do not take any
> > > advantage of this pll library.
> > >
> > > The following patch corrects this problem without breaking any card
> > > support. For further SOBs I do appreciate the relevant persons Cced.
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by: Uwe Bugla <uwe.bugla at gmx.de>
> >
> > NACK.
> >
> > This hack is unacceptable.  Uwe, Please have patience
>
> In fact I had enough patience, for a couple of months now.
> Even if you do not like it, it is a functionable compromise solution for
> now.
>
> There is no technical reason to nack it at all. If there is one, then it's
> either a personal issue or a matter of design.
> The fact that you reacted so quickly prefares option 1 (i. e. personal
> issue).
>
> And the tactical background of telling some other person to wait (or to be
> patient) without offering an adequate time window for the WHEN is a gesture
> of humiliation (I know that gesture already very well from Manu, and I do
> not
> like it at all).
>
> Above that you were not the only one I was asking for a SOB. I only wanted
> to
> try fair play (i. e. not overstepping anybody).
>

Mike is right this patch isn't acceptable because it can done a better
way, you might ask Trent to fix it I sent you a better way but I don't
even have the device and cannot do any testing. As it is I also don't
accept it that way.

Markus



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