Re: [RFC v2 0/10] hid-multitouch: a first step towards multitouch unification
From: Benjamin Tissoires
Date: Thu Jan 06 2011 - 11:08:45 EST
On Thu, Jan 6, 2011 at 5:04 PM, Henrik Rydberg <rydberg@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> > The point is that currently we have users that want to have a proper
>> > support for their device (PixCir, Cypress TrueTouch and GeneralTouch),
>> > and it's a shame to ask them to wait for 3 more months.
> That is understandable, but for the future, please bear in mind that
> submitting patches in the merge window is the worst possible time
> within that three-month period.
>> > Maybe a solution would be to make what we can here during this merge
>> > window to add support for at least the new devices. Then, in 2.6.39
>> > and above, we could still migrate other devices, and eventually modify
>> > some lines in the code.
>> > Jiri, Dmitry, what do you think?
>> I still have to go through the patchset, my backlog has grown very badly
>> recently, sorry.
>> In case the patchset doesn't impose danger of regressions for already
>> existing devices, we could merge this new 'unified' driver only for newly
>> supported devices, and finish the unification in 2.6.39.
> Sounds reasonable.
Thanks Henrik and Jiri.
Do you want me to send a new patchset with only the new devices?
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