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Bug#670241: Updated qmi_wwan backport based on v3.2.19, including new device IDs from v3.5-rc1

On Tue, Jul 17, 2012 at 08:01:24PM +0200, Bjørn Mork wrote:
> block 670241 by 681912
> thanks
> Please don't implement this just yet.  The ModemManager version in
> wheezy may choke on the ports provided by the new driver.  Ref
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=835153
> I've opened a bug against ModemManager requesting the addition of the
> upstream workaround, and am now blocking this bug against it.  Better
> not include the driver until we sure it won't trigger any ModemManager
> regressions.
> Feel free to close this bug with a wontfix if you like.  After all, the
> qmi_wwan driver will never be very useful in wheezy, given that the
> modemmanager package is frozen on a version too old to ever gain QMI
> support.
How large are the required changes to ModemManager?  New hardware
support is a perfectly good reason for a freeze exception, whichever
package it's in.


> And thanks for delaying this until Fedora sorted out the worst problems
> :-)  That's wise.

Ben Hutchings
We get into the habit of living before acquiring the habit of thinking.
                                                              - Albert Camus

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