Re: [patch] SiS IRQ router 96x detection (2.5.69) ...

From: Thomas Winischhofer (
Date: Sat Jun 21 2003 - 20:58:27 EST

Davide Libenzi wrote:
> I have to admit that I was tempted to let this go through by simply
> ignoring you.

Ouch, this hurts. The lawyer in me just told me that this is no proper
way to argue. And he means both sides. I think he's right.

Davide, calm down and take a deep breath. Better? :) Alan probably
receives thousands of mails every day and he therefore tends to make it
somewhat very short sometimes. Be happy that he even aswered at all, right?

You got a point, though. The only issue Alan mentioned was the NULL

Let's give Alan another chance to explain (shortly) why he thought your
patch was ugly - would you, Alan?

Point is, this is a serious issue. IRQ routing is nothing that should be
decided over beauty. Alan, you obviously saw the code. Are you perhaps
willing to make a better patch if you're that unsatisfied with the
current one?


Thomas Winischhofer
thomas AT winischhofer DOT net
twini AT xfree86 DOT org

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