[alsa-devel] [Uclinux-dist-devel] [PATCH 2/5] ASoC codec: SSM2602: assign last substream to the master when shutting down

Mike Frysinger vapier.adi at gmail.com
Thu Jun 4 03:26:34 CEST 2009

On Wed, Jun 3, 2009 at 10:53, Mark Brown wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 03, 2009 at 08:37:54AM -0400, Mike Frysinger wrote:
>> On Wed, Jun 3, 2009 at 06:52, Mark Brown wrote:
>> > However, given that this fix has missed two kernel releases due to the
>> > very slow rate of responses to review comments I've applied it so users
>> > get the benefit of the bug fix.
>> not sure what you're referring to
> This looks like a respin of a fix which was originally submitted back in
> 2.6.29 era or so.  IIRC there's been two or three versions, each of
> which needed fixes.

it could be.  i was going by the changes that werent in 2.6.30.  i
thought i looked for previous submissions, but i must have missed
previous attempts.  i'm not familiar with alsa stuff, so i'm not
always sure when i need to bang on Cliff to get things fixed up
(changes split / better comments / etc...).

>> > Things would go more smoothly if you
>> > could get new versions of patches submitted faster after the original
>> > review.
>> the previous Blackfin kernel maintainer changed jobs so we've been
>> transitioning.  reality is, this doesnt happen over nite.
> I appreciate that Brian leaving won't have helped here but this was an
> issue before then, it feels like there's some sort of general process
> issue going on.  I'm not sure what it is - IIRC there tends to be about
> one set of Blackfin patches per kernel release.
> It's not specifically causing me problems, it's more of a concern from
> the point of view of getting stuff to users.

if fixes miss a merge window, then that's an issue.  but in general,
users only see fixes per release, so sending things more quickly there
wouldnt really help ?

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