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Re: Add back beep support to snd-powermac]

On Wed, Jun 23, 2004 at 03:39:58PM +0200, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 23, 2004 at 03:29:13PM +0200, Sven Luther wrote:
> > > Can find anything bogus with it, although it doesn't speak for ALSA that
> > > it's about 10times as much code as the beep support I added to the
> > > dmasound driver.  But as Jens said please get it included upstream
> > > first.  If it's accepted we can still backport it into 2.6.7-based
> > > packages.
> > 
> > Christoph, i am not really sure i care all that much for this "please
> > let's it included upstream first" philosophy. It let the control over
> > what we will have or not in the debian kernel totally out of our hand,
> > which is not something i am 100% confortable with.
> We don't give it 100% out of hand.  We can still decide what to take and
> what not.  But I'm very much against patches where the authors haven't
> even bothered to post them upstream because that will lead to a huge
> amount of patches we'll have to carry along.

Well, but we can give them a wider testing audience, and accompany the
author in the upstream submission process and give him a bit more


Sven Luther

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