Re: HTC Dream aka. t-mobile g1 support

From: Daniel Walker
Date: Wed Jun 10 2009 - 17:06:02 EST

On Wed, 2009-06-10 at 13:24 -0700, Brian Swetland wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 10, 2009 at 12:48 PM, Russell King - ARM
> Linux<linux@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > On Wed, Jun 10, 2009 at 12:31:31PM +0200, Pavel Machek wrote:
> >> Is there patch for Dream support for 2.6.30 somewhere? The best I
> >> could find is linux-msm tree, which is ... quite a big diff against
> >> 2.6.24:
> >
> > In short not as far as I know, and I'm very disappointed with the state
> > of affairs with google.
> >
> > Basically, the situation surrounding msm can be described as severely
> > wanting - bear in mind that it's been over a year since we last heard
> > anything from the msm guys as far as code submissions go.
> >
> > Personally, I think we should delete the entire codeset which was
> > submitted into mainline - it's next to useless and all the time that
> > folk sit on their hands not maintaining it, it's just not worth having
> > it anywhere near mainline.
> I'd love to find an effective way to get more of the msm support
> cleaned up (as necessary) and into the mainline. We're bringing our
> work forward and rebasing to keep tracking the latest released kernel,
> and working on getting core bits we need that other stuff depends on
> in -- look at the thread on linux-pm where the wakelock/suspendblocker
> framework has been reviewed, revised, resent repeatedly, etc.

I assume you guys would accept community submitted clean up patches
right? Is there someone maintaining the MSM changes, you maybe?

> The msm7k unfortunately requires a lot of infrastructure to work given
> that the baseband (a black box to us) controls much of the world.
> Last time around when I tried submitting some of the core ipc support
> to talk to it on the lakml, there seemed to be uncertainty about who
> even would review that.

Typically you send stuff to LKML (or other mailing list) for review,
it's not like only one person would be reviewing the code.


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