Re: [libimobiledevice-devel] ipheth
On Sat, Apr 24, 2010 at 6:46 AM, Paul McEnery <email@example.com> wrote:
> 2010/4/22 Ben Hutchings <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
>> On Fri, 2010-04-02 at 21:40 +0100, Ben Hutchings wrote:
>>> On Fri, 2010-04-02 at 21:09 +0100, Paul McEnery wrote:
>>> > 1. Keep the ipheth-utils package and drop ipheth-dkms when ipheth
>>> > makes it into the mainline kernel. Given that mainline inclusion could
>>> > take a while, users (of Debian at least) could start to benefit almost
>>> > immediately since all of the packaging work has already been done.
>>> The Debian kernel team's policy on backporting drivers is that drivers
>>> must have been *accepted* upstream, not that they must have been part of
>>> an upstream release. ipheth is a pretty small driver and doesn't appear
>>> to have any major problems, so I would expect it to be accepted on the
>>> second submission, within the next week or so. At that point we can
>>> immediately add it to our kernel packages.
>> Since ipheth has now been accepted by David Miller, I've just added it
>> to the repository for Debian kernel packages.
> Thanks Ben.
> I'll update the ipheth package in the next couple of days. I'll pick
> up the discussion about dropping ipheth-dkms on the debian-kernel
Was was the final decision of merging the small util into one of the
other packages and the udev rules into usbmuxd?