[alsa-devel] HG vs GIT
tiwai at suse.de
Thu Feb 7 17:09:47 CET 2008
At Thu, 07 Feb 2008 09:22:04 -0600,
Timur Tabi wrote:
> Takashi Iwai wrote:
> > Right, if you are a developer, it's fine (and even better). But, my
> > concern is that the whole linux kernel tree might be too heavy for
> > some casual user who just wants to try the latest version of ALSA
> > driver... "Download 50MB and use 350MB disk space just for a single
> > fix? Hell, no!"
> I don't think there are many people who really care about this. I personally
> don't know any. In fact, ALSA is the only kernel subsystem I know that works
> the way it does now.
It depends on the definition of "people". Developers don't care, of
course. But users, more specifically bug reporters/testers, do care.
It'll surprise you how many reporters don't use SCM in the debug
sessions when you see ALSA bugtracks. They really prefer an easy
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