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Re: Diff between Linus' and linux-mips git: drivers!

To: Jordan Crouse <jordan.crouse@amd.com>
Subject: Re: Diff between Linus' and linux-mips git: drivers!
From: Martin Michlmayr <tbm@cyrius.com>
Date: Mon, 20 Feb 2006 15:27:36 +0000
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* Jordan Crouse <jordan.crouse@amd.com> [2006-02-20 08:27]:
> Meh - I think there's something to be said for platform specific trees.
> Why bother Linus with code that 99% of the users will never compile?

If there are any major changes to the video layer, people will fix
your driver if it's in mainline; but not if it's in some obscure tree.
Also, peer review, etc.

> >  sound/oss/au1550_i2s.c                     | 2029  
> > ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> I thought we agreed that this would stay in linux-mips until such
> time that somebody (probably me) got annoyed enough to write an ALSA
> driver.

lkml people seem to be trying hard recently to finally get rid of OSS,
so that would be nice.
-- 
Martin Michlmayr
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