[lm-sensors] [RFC] Apple Motion Sensor driver

Andrew Morton akpm at osdl.org
Mon Jul 3 06:00:34 CEST 2006


On Mon, 03 Jul 2006 13:47:28 +1000
Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh at kernel.crashing.org> wrote:

> On Sun, 2006-07-02 at 20:14 -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
> > On Mon, 3 Jul 2006 00:26:49 +0200
> > Michael Hanselmann <linux-kernel at hansmi.ch> wrote:
> > 
> > > Below you find the latest revision of my AMS driver.
> > 
> > I was about to merge the below, then this comes along.  Now what?
> 
> Michael's driver is a new version that adds support for non-i2c (PMU
> based) chips found on new machines. It would be nice to have it, though
> it definitely needs a bit of review from Stelian, the original author.
> 
> What I would suggest at this point is to merge Stelian's original
> driver, as you were about todo, then have Michael produce a patch
> against it to be reviewed that could then be merged later on. I'm fine
> having that "later on" still be in the 2.6.18 timeframe since we aren't
> talking about anything critical here, just a fairly minor driver update
> that is nice to have, but we can decide that later based on the reviews
> of Michael's changes).

Yes, but it wouldn't be a "patch against it" - Michael's patch adds
multiple files with different names.  So it would be a revert-and-redo.





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