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SubjectRe: [Announce] open ath9k_htc firmware
Awesome news!  Many thanks to Adrian, Luis, and all the others they
have credited with helping this along!

John

On Fri, Mar 08, 2013 at 03:46:38PM -0800, Luis R. Rodriguez wrote:
> Many thanks to Adrian for his hard work on all this and to everyone
> else who volunteered to help make this happen, including the
> understanding by our management at QCA and even Tensilica requires
> some handsome applause for their commitment, understanding on letting
> us get this out. We now have a public mailing list for development:
>
> http://lists.infradead.org/mailman/listinfo/ath9k_htc_fw
>
> Full steam ahead!
>
> Luis
>
> On Fri, Mar 8, 2013 at 3:32 PM, Adrian Chadd <adrian@freebsd.org> wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I hate fanfare.
> >
> > You can all thank Luis Rodriguez for his ridiculously long and hard
> > fighting to get this stuff pushed through the grinder to make this
> > happen.
> >
> > There's also been a hard working team of developers behind the scene -
> > Felix Fietkau, Eugene Krasnikov, Sujith Manoharan, and the team from
> > Cozybit. They've been working hard to get the codebase converted over
> > to using the open source tensilica toolchain and finding/fixing up any
> > silly issues that may creep up from that.
> >
> > I've just been involved in shepharding this stuff into a sensible
> > shape and pushing it through the final stage (legal review) before
> > publication.
> >
> > You can find it here:
> >
> > https://github.com/qca/open-ath9k-htc-firmware
> >
> > There's a bunch of sorely needed work to do in the short term:
> >
> > * felix has a replacement cmake build system that I'd like to now integrate;
> > * there's lots of build warnings which need to be removed (and then
> > build this thing using -Wall -Werror);
> > * some general code cleanup and documentation wouldn't be rejected -
> > but I don't really want any sweeping code changes to go in until we've
> > tidied up the build warnings and validated that the image(s) work
> > right.
> >
> > I plan on doing some test builds shortly. I plan on bumping the
> > firmware to 1.4 once felix's cmake system is in place and people have
> > validated that this work.s
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> >
> >
> > Adrian
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