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    SubjectRe: [linux-dvb] DST/BT878 module customization (.. was: Critical points about ...)
    Michael Krufky wrote:
    > Manu Abraham wrote:
    >> Mauro Carvalho Chehab wrote:
    >>> Hi Manu,
    >>>> From my side, quite some time has been put forward to write that mail.
    >>>> Inspite of that if you feel that you do have to go your own way, then
    >>>> it is completely upto you. I would say: do as you feel in such a case.
    >>> The point is that those issues are pending for a long time, and they
    >>> should be solved, especially the module removal issue (*)
    >>> If you are so afraid about applying those changes, maybe the better is
    >>> to apply those patches at v4l-dvb tree and at -mm, asking people to
    >>> test.
    >>> We may hold their commit on kernel mainstream until the next kernel
    >>> release, if nobody complains about, or otherwise revert the changes, if
    >>> they proofed to cause troubles at dst and/or dvb-bt8xx.
    >>> Also, you (or others) may write another approach keeping the fixes with
    >>> an strategy more adequate for dst.
    >>> Do you agree with this way?
    >> NACK
    >>> --
    >>> Cheers,
    >>> Mauro
    >>> (*) Currently, dst can be removed only with "rmmod -f", due to a wrong
    >>> usage count. With Trent's patches, this were fixed.
    > Just to make things clear, Manu, Are you telling us that the patch in the above
    > link addresses the use count bug?


    > If that is the case, are you suggesting that that patch be applied to the
    > repository instead of Trent's changesets?


    > Moreso, if that is the case, then the patch in the above link lacks a
    > sign-off... We need to apply SOMETHING to fix this problem, and you know the
    > rules...

    Signed-off-by: Manu Abraham <>

    > What should be done to fix the use count bug?

    It does fix, AFAIR

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