The linaro-2.6.39 kernel / LT path for patches
ricardo.salveti at linaro.org
Fri Jun 3 08:28:24 UTC 2011
On Fri, Jun 3, 2011 at 4:29 AM, Andy Green <andy at warmcat.com> wrote:
> On 06/03/2011 07:04 AM, Somebody in the thread at some point said:
>> On Thu, Jun 2, 2011 at 8:55 PM, Nicolas Pitre<nicolas.pitre at linaro.org>
>>> On Thu, 2 Jun 2011, John Rigby wrote:
>>>> I noticed all the fine AndyDoan/Ricardo fixes that make panda
>>>> wonderful are missing. My question now is should that stuff go back
>>>> in or should we plan on a LT/BSP kernel for full functionality. I
>>>> presume if those patches were headed upstream they would be headed
>>>> upstream:). If not they they should not be in linux-linaro.
>>> This is the strategy of this game. If it isn't going upstream you lose.
>>> In practice this means that AndyDoan/Ricardo will have to do their work
>>> again on top of this tree, and then I might merge it.
>> Yup, that's the plan.
>> I believe Rob Clark is targeting the DRM changes for OMAP for 3.1, so
>> I'll check with him and rebase the patches to be in a better shape for
>> Once done will send the pull request to Nicolas.
> I wish we could coordinate this a bit better somehow.
> I was wandering around rebasing the DSS stuff I have and trying to get
> something other than 640 x 480 coming on mainline 2.6.39 the last couple of
> days; I also saw these new DSS build failures in npitre .39 build.
> I can see Ricardo is better plugged into the source of these DSS patches
> than I am and has more experience working on them. But we have some related
> endeavours ongoing via Jassi's work uplevelling video decode stuff and
> trying to get workable SGX / PVR integrated.
Is he working in another specific branch/tree?
> Does it not make sense to put these patches into LT tree first where it can
> play alongside whatever other patches are flying around?
Sure, it'll probably be even easier to work with for this moment.
Hopefully I'll have some time to work on this in the new few days.
> Anyway linus HEAD on Panda is otherwise quite nice now, the bluetooth stuff
> is in there already, WLAN is working well and so on. DSS stuff is still a
> WIP though.
Awesome, good to see these improvements there. Hopefully we'll get a
more stable wlan and bt this time.
Ricardo Salveti de Araujo
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