Re: RFC: ipw3945
Loïc Minier wrote:
> To add my $0.02 to the table, I'm willing to sponsor Kel's packages,
> and even uploading them right now if Daniel sees no objection. I have
> ipw3945 hardware myself, am running the packages prepared by Kel (which
> have a very useful patch to build against vanilla linux-headers), and
> have been sponsoring Kel for a while on his excellent madwifi packages.
I don't want to have ipw* build with kernel-headers, but with iee80211
There are basically two reasons for this:
0. Currently the ieee80211 headers in mainline are recent enough to
allow ipw* compiled against it. This may change again in
future, hence I compile them all the time against ieee80211.
1. The ipw3945 package as it is now is anyway just a "temporary"
package, because once it gets merged in mainline, the majority of
users are going to use it there.
After the merge into mainline, the ipw3945 is usefull for people
which do want newer ipw* drivers with normal, non development
kernels. From this time on, ieee80211 is required anyway.
> Daniel, do you mind us uploading an ipw3945 package? Or would you
> rather prefer co-maintenance under, say, a SVN repository on Alioth?
In the last few days, I was busy with legal issues after my fathers dead
(heritaging et al). I'm now working again at the packages and uploading
Address: Daniel Baumann, Burgunderstrasse 3, CH-4562 Biberist