Re: [PATCH 0/7] Battery class, external power framework, ds2760battery

From: Andrew Morton
Date: Wed Apr 25 2007 - 18:48:05 EST

On Thu, 26 Apr 2007 01:05:16 +0400 Anton Vorontsov <cbou@xxxxxxx> wrote:

> On Wed, Apr 25, 2007 at 01:05:01PM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
> > On Wed, 25 Apr 2007 19:48:20 +0400 Anton Vorontsov <cbou@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> >
> > > Andrew, would you please merge these patches into -mm? They're against
> > > today's Linus git tree.
> >
> > Not for a while, sorry. We already have enough material queued for 2.6.22
> > and a lot of it is broken. So I am concentrating on fixing the remaining
> > bugs in 2.6.21 and getting some of the new bugs we have prepared for 2.6.22
> > fixed up.
> Pity. Not trying to insist too hard, but this battery stuff can not break
> anything pre-existing in kernel.

That helps.

> Also it's proven to work at least on five
> different embedded devices PXA2xx and S3C (HP iPaqs h2200, rx3000, h5550
> and hx4700), with two battery types. Plus I believe that this battery
> class more than suitable for OLPC guys (battery-2.6 tree).
> Anyway, maybe it's even better if we'll boil battery stuff a *bit* more.
> Also you didn't [directly] answered how long exactly we should wait,
> should we come back after 2.6.21 or 2.6.22 release? In later case it's a
> bit too long, isn't it?

I'm not sure yet. I've saved away these patches. They seemed to get a
decent review - let's aim for 2.6.22.

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