[OpenWrt-Devel] [PATCH 3/3] sunxi: add support for Linux 3.19

Luka Perkov luka at openwrt.org
Wed Feb 11 06:15:46 EST 2015

Hi Daniel,

On Wed, Feb 11, 2015 at 12:13:13AM +0100, Daniel Golle wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 10, 2015 at 10:46:53PM +0100, John Crispin wrote:
> > zoltan maintains the sunxi target. he might already have done work on
> > this and might have some updates or whatever that he plans to
> > incorporate. bumping a kernel maintained actively always has the risk
> > of duplicating work and / or doing superfluous work
> Well, yes, that's why I put Zoltan on CC for that patch (you can't
> see that as the list server apparently removes CC's if the receiver
> is among the list subscribers).
> And sure, he might already have it ready himself or do things as he
> likes to, e.g. more testing on all boards before pushing the commit.
> I did this bump to 3.19 this morning because I was impatient to see if
> framebuffer works as it was promissed for 3.19 on sun7i. And it does.
> I was happy to see that and felt that it may make sense to publish my
> results.
> Note that my motivation when porting the patches was my own curiosity
> and it was fun doing it -- no matter, if any picks them up or not.
> Just in case Zoltan starts working on 3.19 tomorrow, he'll already have
> a reference point to start with.
> If he already got it ready and just wants to do more testing before
> pushing the commit -- fine, this might have been "a waste of time" when
> looking at it from an economic point of view. Just that my motiviation
> was self-education rather than just using my time as efficient as I can.
> Is there anything wrong with that?
> Or did anyone feel offended by that?

Not at all. Please continue with good work. I only wish I've seen your
patch sooner ;)

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