[i2c] [PATCH] rtc-pcf8563: Add device ids table

Jon Smirl jonsmirl at gmail.com
Wed Apr 23 15:11:49 CEST 2008


On 4/23/08, Jean Delvare <khali at linux-fr.org> wrote:
> Hi Laurent,
>
>
>  On Tue, 22 Apr 2008 16:11:56 +0200, Laurent Pinchart wrote:
>  > Hi Jean,
>  >
>  > On Saturday 19 April 2008 18:43, Jochen Friedrich wrote:
>  > > Jean Delvare wrote:
>
> > > > I'm not sure. I didn't have the time to look at it myself, but I am
>  > > > under the impression that the powerpc folks are tired of having to wait
>  > > > for me and may push it to Linus through their tree? That would be fine
>  > > > with me, as I don't want to be the one delaying something many
>  > > > developers want (but I also can't sign patches I've not even read.)

My company has stuck with 2.6.24 and my original patch set.  We'd like
to sync back up with mainline at some point.

> I still don't know exactly what happened there... I think I saw some
>  "OpenFirmware i2c" patches go upstream yesterday? But not the ones
>  listed below, which I thought they depended upon.
>
>
>  > > The required patches are:
>  > >
>  > > http://patchwork.ozlabs.org/linuxppc/patch?id=17833
>  > > http://patchwork.ozlabs.org/linuxppc/patch?id=17834
>  > >
>  > > which are just the forward ported patches you sent to the poweprc mailing
>  > > list some time ago:
>  > >
>  > > http://patchwork.ozlabs.org/linuxppc/patch?id=16282
>  > > http://patchwork.ozlabs.org/linuxppc/patch?id=16283
>  >
>  > Given that the required patches are just forward-ported versions of patches
>  > you sent (and thus probably reviewed as well :-)), what's the best way to get
>  > them in 2.6.26 (if at all possible) ?
>
>
> It's not that easy. A lot of new new-style i2c drivers have shown up in
>  the kernel since I wrote my patches (themselves derived heavily from
>  Jon Smirl's). Even if Jochen's patches are based on mine, we still need
>  to take a careful look on how each driver is modified, I remember for
>  example that some v4l drivers were using the original new-style driver
>  binding in a way I did not expect. So I can't just sign these patches
>  and hope they didn't break anything. It needs care, and this requires
>  time.
>
>  I will do my best to get this done before the 2.6.26 merge window
>  closes, but I can't promise anything.
>
>  --
>
> Jean Delvare
>
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