Re: Linux 126.96.36.199-pre1
From: Pavel Machek
Date: Sun Sep 24 2006 - 12:19:15 EST
> > > Andrew Burri:
> > > V4L/DVB: Add support for Kworld ATSC110
> > >
> > > Curt Meyers:
> > > V4L/DVB: KWorld ATSC110: implement set_pll_input
> > > V4L/DVB: Kworld ATSC110: enable composite and svideo inputs
> > > V4L/DVB: Kworld ATSC110: initialize the tuner for analog mode on module load
> > >
> > > Giampiero Giancipoli:
> > > V4L/DVB: Added support for the LifeView FlyDVB-T LR301 card
> > >
> > > Hartmut Hackmann:
> > > V4L/DVB: Added support for the ADS Instant TV DUO Cardbus PTV331
> > > V4L/DVB: Added PCI IDs of 2 LifeView Cards
> > > V4L/DVB: Corrected CVBS input for the AVERMEDIA 777 DVB-T
> > > V4L/DVB: Added support for the new Lifeview hybrid cardbus modules
> > > V4L/DVB: TDA10046 Driver update
> > > V4L/DVB: TDA8290 update
> > >
> > > Peter Hartshorn:
> > > V4L/DVB: Added support for the Tevion DVB-T 220RF card
> > Hm, all of these patches seems like these are new features being
> > backported to the 2.6.16.y kernel, which is not really allowed under the
> > current -stable rules.
> > Or are these patches just bugfixes that fix with the current -stable
> > rules?
> They add support for additional hardware to the saa7134 driver.
> If you look at the actual diff there's not much that could cause any
> regression since nearly all of these change don't change anything for
> the already supported cards.
> As long as there's not a serious risk of regressions, such additions are
> welcome in 2.6.16.
I believe you should not do that. Maybe risk of regression is small,
but risk of adding non-working driver is not, and goal of -stable is
to be stable, not to have feature-of-the-day.
Thanks for all the (sleeping) penguins.
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