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Re: soc-camera driver for i.MX25

On Wed, 10 Mar 2010, Arno Euteneuer wrote:

> Thanks for your interest!
> > Nice, thanks for the patch! Now, you'd have to formalise the submission -
> > add your Signed-off-by line, provide a suitable patch description.
> Ok. That sounds like the easy part ;)
> > More
> > importantly, it certainly has to be updated for 2.6.32 and 2.6.33 - the
> > biggest change since 2.6.31 has been the conversion to the v4l2-subdev
> > API, and a smaller one - the addition of the mediabus API.
> I already suspected that I have to update it :D Currently I'm using a 2.6.31
> kernel that has been patched with a BSP from the board supplier. So, I have to
> first update these patches in order to be able to run my system with a current
> kernel,I guess. I will try that ...

Good, looking forward to an updated patch;)

> > For a single
> > driver these are not very big changes, I could help you with them, but you
> > certainly would have to re-test your setup with the current kernel. Would
> > you be able to do that? And then, of course, we'd also have to pass your
> > driver through the usual review rounds.
> > 
> Thanks for your encouraging answer. I never before submitted a driver and any
> help is highly appreciated.

Guennadi Liakhovetski, Ph.D.
Freelance Open-Source Software Developer

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