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SubjectRe: wireless (was Re: 2.6.18 -mm merge plans)
On Sun, 4 Jun 2006 21:06:36 -0400
Jeff Garzik <jeff@garzik.org> wrote:

> On Sun, Jun 04, 2006 at 01:50:11PM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
> > acx1xx-wireless-driver.patch
> > fix-tiacx-on-alpha.patch
> > tiacx-fix-attribute-packed-warnings.patch
> > tiacx-pci-build-fix.patch
> > tiacx-ia64-fix.patch
> >
> > It is about time we did something with this large and presumably useful
> > wireless driver.
>
> I've never had technical objections to merging this, just AFAIK it had a
> highly questionable origin, namely being reverse-engineered in a
> non-clean-room environment that might leave Linux legally vulnerable.

I never knew that.

<reads changelog>
<reads website>
<reads wiki>

I still don't know that. Denis, do you know the details?

> If we can clear that hurdle, by all means pass it on to John Linville
> and get it moving towards upstream.

OK, thanks.
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