[Letux-kernel] Request for tasks

H. Nikolaus Schaller hns at goldelico.com
Mon Jun 13 15:38:52 CEST 2016


> Am 13.06.2016 um 15:15 schrieb Andrey Utkin <andrey_utkin at fastmail.com>:
> 
> On Mon, Jun 13, 2016 at 02:11:53PM +0200, H. Nikolaus Schaller wrote:
>> I only came up with the nub/joystick driver which works, but has not yet been pushed
>> at all:
>> 
>> http://git.goldelico.com/?p=gta04-kernel.git;a=shortlog;h=refs/heads/work/hns/input/as5013
> 
> This looks like a good task for me. Thanks.
> 
>> So I would say you could try to clean up the as5013 driver first and then try to get it upstream.
>> A minor problem is that you can't easily test the cleaned up version and if feedback asks to
>> solve something differently.
> 
> Looks like original authorship of Grazvydas Ignotas should be left,
> despite numerous changes by you (and apparently future cleanup by me). Right?
> Other contributors could be mentioned in the commit message.
> 
>> All others are either not mature enough for upstreaming or in some intermediate LKML review
>> stage (in most cases there has been feedback but is not worked completely into version n+1
>> so it is difficult to define/describe the current status - except that it works for us).
> 
> I'm fine to dig feedback from history

It is not only in history but in local code and commit files. I.e. not optimal for handover.

> and to make some n+1's, when I'm
> done with nub driver.
> 
>> One important driver is still empty and needs real driver development work:
>> 
>> http://git.goldelico.com/?p=gta04-kernel.git;a=shortlog;h=refs/heads/work/hns/mmc/txs02612
> 
> Looked interesting until I reviewed the datasheet PDF (of 25 pages),
> then I've realized that I have no idea what to do with this :)
> Everything is about electricity, no "registers i/o" to which I'm
> accustomed :)

You can forget about the datasheet :)

The driver just needs to control one gpio in the right moments.

BR,
Nikolaus



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