[Intrepid, Jaunty] SRU LP#290506
stefan.bader at canonical.com
Mon Nov 24 10:13:05 UTC 2008
Tim Gardner wrote:
> Tim Gardner wrote:
>> Stefan Bader wrote:
>>> Jaunty would only be missing the last patch.
>>> SRU justification:
>>> Impact: Webcams using the uvcvideo driver suffered several problems
>>> starting with Intrepid (starting with the move to v4l2 and the use of
>>> the v4l1 library).
>>> Fix: This patches update several issues with the driver (also adding
>>> support for a few models) and has been verified to help issues with
>>> those webcams. All but the last patch are taken from upstream. The last
>>> one is taken from the uvcvideo repository and should also hit upstream
>>> sooner or later. All patches only change the uvcvideo driver. Impact on
>>> the overall system should be minimal.
>>> Testcase: Webcams not working properly in cheese without.
>> I would really like to see these split into multiple SRUs, each with
>> their own LP report. Only 3 of these patches appear to have direct
>> applicability to the v4l2 issues, the rest are either device enablement
>> or just a damn good idea.
>> v4l2 (currently #290506)
>> General Stability:
>> Device Enablement:
> Let me further clarify. I'm fine with collapsing all of the patches
> within a category into one SRU. For example, all of the patches in
> 'General Stability' can go into one SRU, etc.
I opened the following additional bug reports for tracking:
Given ACKs, I would proceed to push the changes to the Intrepid repo.
Jaunty should be ok up to patch 0011. 0012 might be missing. Currently pulling
> I'm just thinking about regression analysis issues. Martin will be very
> unhappy if we drop this huge number of changes on him with no way to
> distinguish root cause of possible regressions.
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