[lm-sensors] libsensors patches

Axel Thimm Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net
Mon Mar 12 12:21:43 CET 2007


On Mon, Mar 12, 2007 at 11:12:36AM +0100, Jean Delvare wrote:
> Hi Axel, Hans, all,
> 
> On Sun, 11 Mar 2007 21:28:46 +0100, Axel Thimm wrote:
> > On Sun, Mar 11, 2007 at 08:53:43PM +0100, Hans de Goede wrote:
> > > Agreed, thinking about this some more I'm not so sure that dropping 2.4 
> > > support is a good idea as there is still plenty of 2.4 usage out there. 
> > 
> > I would second keeping 2.4 support if it's not too much pain.

> Come on, I'm tired of all this whining each time we say that we want
> to drop 2.4 support.  [...] The drop of 2.4 support is a fact
> already. We are no longer writing new drivers for 2.4, and when 2.4
> drivers are backported by others (w83627ehf, smsc47m192) we don't
> have the time to review them anyway.

> > But if 2.4 support is slowing down things and developer resources
> > want to concentrate on 2.6 it will have to go sooner or later.
> 
> That's the case exactly. We hardly have time to keep up with the new
> drivers for 2.6 and all the infrastrcuture changes that are long
> overdue.

I'm instantly redrawing my just-nice-to-have-if-its-no-pain request. :)

Many thanks for keeping this project up and fresh! I agree that if
RHEL3 consumers are interested then they should be able to throw in
resources. But that's not going to happen.
-- 
Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net
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