Re: radeonfb patch for 2.4.22...

Marcelo Tosatti (
Mon, 14 Jul 2003 16:11:02 -0300 (BRT)

On Mon, 14 Jul 2003 wrote:

> On Mon, 14 Jul 2003, Marcelo Tosatti wrote:
> >
> > Ah really? I though that his changes were not merged in your 0.1.8 patch.
> >
> > So can I just revert his patch and accept your instead that all of his
> > stuff is in ? Whoaa, great.
> Here is an xcept from ChangeLong section of the driver from the patch I
> sent you:
> + * 2003-04-12 Mac PowerBook sleep fixes, Benjamin Herrenschmidt,
> + * 0.1.8
> I agree this isn't very descriptive of this other fixes and I can change
> that, but a lot of his Mac changes have been merged in, but apparently
> nobody has taken the time to actually look at that patch. If there are
> things that are missing then I asked him to tell me, which he has not so I
> assume there are none.

Ben, can you submit a patch against Ani's latest driver which adds all
your fixes, please?

> > Ani, I received complains that you were not accepting patches from Ben. He
> > needs that code in.
> This is not true, see the above. Also, its hard to "accept patches" from
> people if you do NOT recieve any patches from them! Ben's style is to get
> the maintainers of drivers to go around and search for his personal tree
> and do their own diffs from that tree, instead of him sending a patch to
> the maintainer.

I'vee asked Ben to submit his code against yours 1

> > > If so then please let me know, so I don't waste anymore of my time on
> > > this driver and let someone else play these silly games and maintain it.
> >
> > I prefer playing no silly games in the 2.4 stable series, as I've been
> > trying to do so far. If you had accepted Ben's changes in the first place
> > I wouldnt need to apply his patch.
> I did accept most all of his changes when this patch was made (originally
> I sent it May 12, which you did not merge into 2.4.21, probably because I
> sent it during the RC stange, but after that you lost the patch ?).

Yes I lost it.

> Since that time, I assume Ben has made some other changes, which I have
> not recieved any word about.
> Please don't accuse people of not accpeting patches when that is simply
> not true, as it can be easily said for you too.

I received complains from people I trust. I'm sorry for accusing you of
something you have not made.

Now lets have a 0.1.8 + "ok with you" ben changes patch ?

I will revert Ben patch and apply that instead once we have it.

Seems everyone will be happy that way, right?
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