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SubjectRe: [git pull] New firewire stack
Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> On Tue, May 01, 2007 at 04:27:11PM -0400, Kristian H??gsberg wrote:
>> Hi Linus,
>>
>> As you may know, we've been working on a new FireWire stack over on
>> linux1394-devel. The main driver behind this work is to get a small,
>> maintainable and supportable FireWire stack, with an acceptable
>> backwards compatibility story.
>
> Please send out patches for review first.
>

Yes, it's been a while since the last submission for review [1], and
most of the changes went over linux1394-devel only. And to put it
mildly, there aren't a lot of capable reviewers watching that list.

Changes since last submission, AFAIR:
- completion of the DMA engine
- completion of the userspace ABI
- extensions to exported sysfs attributes
- some other feature additions like bus manager capability
- lots of bug fixes
- some style fixes

I'll folllow up with "git diff v2.6.21-rc3..juju" ripped apart,
reordered, and refreshed against 2.6.21:

[PATCH 1/6] firewire: handling of cards, buses, nodes
[PATCH 2/6] firewire: isochronous and asynchronous I/O
[PATCH 3/6] firewire: char device interface
[PATCH 4/6] firewire: OHCI-1394 lowlevel driver
[PATCH 5/6] firewire: SBP-2 highlevel driver
[PATCH 6/6] firewire: add it all to kbuild

(If this division seems odd, don't blame Kristian, blame me. :-)
I'm looking forward to comments.


[1] http://lkml.org/lkml/2006/12/19/306
http://lkml.org/lkml/2006/12/19/307
http://lkml.org/lkml/2006/12/19/309
http://lkml.org/lkml/2006/12/19/310
http://lkml.org/lkml/2006/12/19/308
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