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Re: Bug#362040: ITP: rt2x00 -- RT2400/2500/2570 wireless network drivers

Adrian von Bidder wrote:
> On Wednesday 12 April 2006 00:23, Ben Hutchings wrote:
> > * Package name    : rt2x00
> > This package would contain version 2 of the rt2x00 drivers that are
> > currently distributed as separate rt2400 and rt2500 packages (and a
> > proposed rt2570 package).
> Did you talk with Aurelien (maintainer of rt2400-source/2500-source)?  I'm 
> just wondering - perhaps he has already worked on something like this, or 
> planned to do so shortly?

Yes, I have been in touch.  He intended to package rt2x00 version 2 but
found that the driver did not work for him.  We may end up
co-maintaining this.

> >  It probably belongs in experimental initially.
> I don't see why - there isn't an existing rt2x00 that would be replaced by a 
> potentially non-working new version, so it won't do any harm in unstable, 
> while getting wider exposure than it would in experimental.  A 'don't 
> migrate to testing' RC bug would be a good idea, though.

I suppose that would be better.


Ben Hutchings
It is easier to write an incorrect program than to understand a correct one.

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