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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] b2c2: make front-ends selectable and include noob option
    On 12/6/05, Prakash Punnoor <prakash@punnoor.de> wrote:
    > Am Dienstag Dezember 6 2005 21:20 schrieb Michael Krufky:
    > > On 12/6/05, Prakash Punnoor <prakash@punnoor.de> 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:
    > > >
    > >
    > > NACK.
    > >
    > > 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.

    Okay, that sounds reasonable... I will make it a point to discuss this
    issue with Johannes, and either

    a) revert my frontend selection patch

    or

    b) apply the same logic that I employed to [cx88,saa7134]-dvb to the
    other drivers.

    Thanks,

    Michael
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