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Re: another FSO transition



On 06/24/2012 10:34 AM, Simon Busch wrote:
> Am 22.06.2012 21:02, schrieb Adam D. Barratt:
>> On Fri, 2012-06-22 at 18:45 +0200, Simon Busch wrote:
>>> Its this one here we're talking about: 
>>> http://trac.freesmartphone.org/ticket/686
>>> 
>>> The bug causes the modem initialisation to fail on the GtA02,
>>> fsogsmd will fall into a loop which causes 100 percent CPU usage:
>>> the device becomes unusable right after starting up.
>> 
>> Is there an easy way of viewing the patch required to fix the bug?
>> From the description available I'm confused as to why it would
>> require multiple ABI breaks (presumably, as there's multiple
>> package name changes) in order to resolve.
> 
> Ok, let me describe everything more in detail. I am part of the FSO 
> packaging team but one of the core upstream developers too. The bug 
> described above occurred right after we did some ABI related changes
> in 0.11. Due to the lack of time and the fact that we doesn't
> guarantee any ABI yet (but bumping ABI version with each release in
> respect of distributions like debian) we reverted the relevant
> changes, verified that the bug is fixed and did the bug fix release.
> 
> FSO is developed as a stack. All three mentioned components 
> (libfsotransport, libgsm0710mux and fsogsmd) are part of the stack
> and all parts of the stack are released together omitting bug fixing 
> releases. It's possible for users to use libraries of our stack in
> other programs but they have to live with the fact that there is no
> stable ABI yet.
> 
> I hope that helps to take your decision. If you need any more 
> information please tell me.
> 

But this still doesn't answer the question: Is there an easy way of
viewing the patch required to fix the bug?

Regards,

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