From: Scott Raynel <scottraynel@gm...> - 2006-12-21 09:11:14
That was supposed to be a reply-to-all, sorry Mike. Reposted here:
Begin forwarded message:
> From: Scott Raynel <scottraynel@...>
> Date: 21 December 2006 10:08:11 PM
> To: Michael Renzmann <madwifi@...>
> Subject: HAL 0.9.20.3 [Was: Re: [Madwifi-devel] Workqueue changes
> and 0.9.3]
> On 12/12/2006, at 11:20 PM, Michael Renzmann wrote:
>>> 0.9.3 still has open tickets that need either to be closed or
>>> I agree with your opinion, we should hold the 0.9.3 release back
>>> the changes you've mentioned are handled properly.
>> Just to mention it: Sam recently published a new HAL version for
>> purposes. It's no release yet, as far as his announcement is
>> See also: http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.os.freebsd.current/86650/
>> Should we care to commit the new HAL before 0.9.3 is out of the
>> door? On
>> the one hand it might introduce new problems, on the other hand
>> our "usual
>> release testing" might result in valuable feedback for Sam.
> The new HAL is not quite a drop-in replacement, as it changes the
> way the descriptors work, which touches quite a few parts of the
> driver. I don't think we should hold off 0.9.3 for it.
> However, there is quite a bit of demand, as can be seen from ticket
> #1001 (MacBook Pro users). Also, after discussing the timestamp
> issue with Sam, it would appear that the new HAL also provides a
> way to check the resolution of the timestamps. I would like to get
> this feature in, so I guess I'll put my hand up to do the necessary
> work to integrate the new HAL.
> That said, I'm going to be away for the next couple of weeks,
> starting tomorrow. Once I get back, I'd like to create a new branch
> and make the necessary changes to madwifi there, letting people
> test the new HAL without breaking trunk.
> What do you think?
>> Bye, Mike
> Scott Raynel
> WAND Network Research Group
> Department of Computer Science
> University of Waikato
> New Zealand
WAND Network Research Group
Department of Computer Science
University of Waikato
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