Re: Areca arcmsr kernel integration for 2.6.18?

From: Adrian Bunk
Date: Wed Aug 23 2006 - 20:17:37 EST

On Wed, Aug 23, 2006 at 05:25:51PM -0600, Dax Kelson wrote:
> On Wed, 2006-08-02 at 10:53 -0400, James Bottomley wrote:
> > On Mon, 2006-07-31 at 20:03 -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
> > > > Ok, so how does this go from here into the mainline kernel?
> > >
> > > James has moved the driver into the scsi-misc tree, so I assume he has
> > > 2.6.19 plans for it.
> >
> > Yes, that's the usual path for scsi-misc.
> >
> > James
> It would be great if the arcmsr driver could be included in 2.6.18 so it
> can make into all the new distro releases that will be happening the
> last 3-4 months of the year.
> It is completely self contained and it isn't changing any existing code
> (ergo it can't break anything) so I believe there is quite a bit of
> precedence for "late" inclusion in 2.6.18?

It would for sure create a bad example for other people trying to get
code merged outside the merge window...

> Dax Kelson



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