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SubjectRe: [PATCH] b2c2: make front-ends selectable and include noob option
Am Dienstag Dezember 6 2005 21:20 schrieb Michael Krufky:
> On 12/6/05, Prakash Punnoor <> wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > this patch probably needs some touch-up but mainly I am sking the dvb
> > guys why
> > don't they do something like this. Current situation:
> >
> You are going to run into some problems with this patch... For instance,
> What if the user chooses to compile the b2c2-flexcop driver in-kernel, but
> only compiles the frontend drivers as modules... Then, the frontend
> support will be built into the flexcop driver, but the module will not yet
> be available at the time when the kernel is looking for it...

Well, I said it needed touch up. ;-) After all I didn't seriously believe it
gets merged in current state (and yes, I didn't think about the module issue,
but you're right , of course). But it simply didn't seem like dvb guys are
caring about the problem. I once (probably half a year ago already) mailed to
linux-dvb and got zero response. That told me everything.

Personally I won't invest more time in perfecting the patch. I just wanted to
get some attention to this problem and will use the patch privately for my
own happiness...

Thanks for your input.

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