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From: Sascha Sommer <saschasommer@freenet.de>
To: Pierre Ossman <drzeus-list@drzeus.cx>
Cc: Jiri Slaby <jirislaby@gmail.com>,
	LKML <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	rmk+mmc@arm.linux.org.uk, Elladan <elladan@eskimo.com>,
	Samuel Thibault <samuel.thibault@ens-lyon.org>
Subject: Re: Experimental driver for Ricoh Bay1Controller SD Card readers
Date: Tue, 13 Feb 2007 12:42:12 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <200702131242.12507.saschasommer@freenet.de> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <45D150FD.8080901@drzeus.cx>

Hi,

On Tuesday 13 February 2007 06:47, Pierre Ossman wrote:
> Sascha Sommer wrote:
> > I still consider this driver experimental, but without documentation this
> > is probably not going to change anytime soon.
> > The question is now what I should do with the driver?
> > Is it worth to be included in the kernel? If yes where and against what
> > kernelversion should I send the patch?
>
> That's up to you. The most important thing for any part of the kernel is
> that it must have a maintainer. So if you are ready to keep the driver
> up to date and handle the support requests that show, then you should
> really submit it.
>
> Patches should always be sent against the current version of the kernel
> (i.e. git HEAD). Usually the latest packaged release will also do.
>
> (Note that I haven't had time to review your latest version of the driver)
>

Yes, I'm going to maintain it. There are still some bugs that need to be fixed 
first, though. I also got a mail from someone else how also did some 
reverseengineering work for this reader. I'm waiting for his feedback before 
I will submit a patch that can be included.

Thanks.

Sascha


  parent reply	other threads:[~2007-02-13 11:41 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-01-06 23:32 Sascha Sommer
2007-01-07  9:56 ` Jiri Slaby
2007-02-11 20:22   ` Sascha Sommer
2007-02-13  5:47     ` Pierre Ossman
2007-02-13  9:48       ` Samuel Thibault
2007-02-13 11:42       ` Sascha Sommer [this message]
2007-01-09 20:57 ` Samuel Thibault
2007-01-10 20:10 ` Pierre Ossman
2007-02-15 22:34 Ivan Babkin
2007-03-09 13:23 ` James

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