Video Card to Lite5200

Benjamin Herrenschmidt benh at
Sat Jul 1 19:29:39 EST 2006

On Sat, 2006-07-01 at 11:15 +0200, Wolfgang Denk wrote:
> In message <1151709367.27137.4.camel at localhost.localdomain> you wrote:
> >
> > > I don;t know - the patches were submitted to this list  a  long  time
> > > ago; we added them to our repository without any additional problems;
> > > see
> > 
> > Any reason why you keep that repository instead of submiting the patches
> > for proper upstream inclusion or to linuxppc-dev at least ?
> We submit patches every now and then, as time permits.  My  intention
> is to keep the differences between our tree and minimal.
> But you know how this goes: just adding support for a new board means
> sending patches to the linuxppc_dev, mtd, i2c, usb,  lm_sensors,  ...
> mailing  lists. Then you have to wait some time, then you resend. and
> you have to keep track of all these things.  And  the  board  support
> will  not  work  before the last piece of the puzze has been accepted
> and merged and pushed upstream. All this takes a lot  of  effort  and
> even  more  calendar time. We need a way to provide a solution to our
> customers fast - that's why we maintain our own development branch.
> I'd be happy if you could recommend a better approach to handle this.

Oh, it's fine to maintain a dev. branch, but I haven't seen you submit
stuff to linuxppc-dev for some time so I wanted to make sure you were
still on track :)


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