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SubjectRe: [PATCH] v4l2: Change call of function in videobuf2-core.c
On Mon, Aug 4, 2014 at 1:43 AM, Nick Krause <> wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 4, 2014 at 1:38 AM, Dave Airlie <> wrote:
>> On 4 August 2014 15:03, Hans Verkuil <> wrote:
>>> On 08/04/2014 05:25 AM, Nicholas Krause wrote:
>>>> This patch changes the call of vb2_buffer_core to use VB2_BUFFER_STATE_ACTIVE
>>>> inside the for instead of not setting in correctly to VB2_BUFFER_STATE_ERROR.
>>>> Signed-off-by: Nicholas Krause <>
>>> Dunno what's going on here after reading Dave Airlie's reply, but:
>> Nick has decided he wants to be a kernel developer, a laudable goal.
>> He however has decided not to take any advice given to me by a number of other
>> kernel developers on how to work on the kernel. So instead he sends random
>> broken patches to random subsystems in the hope that one will slip past a sleepy
>> maintainer and end up in the kernel.
>> He isn't willing to spend his own time learning anything, he is
>> expecting that kernel
>> developers want to spoon feed someone who sends them broken patches.
>> We've asked him to stop, he keeps doing it, then when caught out apologizes
>> with something along the lines, of I'm trying to learn, "idiot
>> mistake", despite having
>> been told to take a step back and try and learn how the kernel works.
>> Now we have to waste more maintainer time making sure nobody accidentally
>> merges anything he sends.
>> Dave.
> All of my merges are not in the main kernel and have been revoked.
> Cheers Nick

I understand your issues with my programming. I need to try and
understand the kernel first before programming
for it.
Regards Nick

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