[alsa-devel] [PATCH v8] media: Add stk1160 new driver

Ezequiel Garcia elezegarcia at gmail.com
Mon Aug 6 21:13:51 CEST 2012


On Mon, Aug 6, 2012 at 12:42 PM, Ezequiel Garcia <elezegarcia at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Mauro,
> On Mon, Aug 6, 2012 at 12:21 PM, Ezequiel Garcia <elezegarcia at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Mon, Aug 6, 2012 at 11:18 AM, Hans Verkuil <hverkuil at xs4all.nl> wrote:
>>> On Mon August 6 2012 16:08:33 Mauro Carvalho Chehab wrote:
>>>> Em 06-08-2012 10:58, Ezequiel Garcia escreveu:
>>>> > Hi Mauro,
>>>> >
>>>> > On Mon, Aug 6, 2012 at 10:38 AM, Ezequiel Garcia <elezegarcia at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> >> This driver adds support for stk1160 usb bridge as used in some
>>>> >> video/audio usb capture devices.
>>>> >> It is a complete rewrite of staging/media/easycap driver and
>>>> >> it's expected as a replacement.
>>>> >> ---
>>>> >>
>>>> >
>>>> > I just sent v8, but it looks it wasn't received by patchwork either.
>>>> >
>>>> > What's going on?
>>>> The patch didn't arrive at linux-media ML.
>>>> Not sure why it got rejected at vger. I suggest you to ping vger admin
>>>> to see why your patches are being rejected there.
>>>> I tested parsing this patch manually and patchwork accepted. So, once
>>>> the issue with vger is solved, other patches should be properly
>>>> handled there.
>>> Could it be related to the fact that a gmail account is used? Konke Radlow
>>> had a similar issue recently when he posted a patch from a gmail account. It
>>> worked fine when posted from a company account.
>> FWIW, I've always sent my patches from git-send-email through my gmail account.
>> Don't know if this is an issue, but it never seemed to.
> On a second thought, perhaps it makes sense to have a git repo (on linuxtv.org)
> for me to work on stk1160.
> That way I could simply send "git pull" requests instead of patches.
> I'm not sure if this is a better workflow and/or would allow for
> easier reviewing.

Well, I just got an answer from vger administrator. He told me the
patch was exceeding
the allowed limit. Which I later discovered it was documented here:


Apparently, there is a 100, 000 characters limit.

So, how do we proceed?


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