[OpenWrt-Devel] [PATCH CC 0/5] ar71xx: backport of support for devolo dLAN devices

John Crispin blogic at openwrt.org
Tue Jul 14 14:47:19 EDT 2015

On 14/07/2015 20:00, Karl Palsson wrote:
> We're adding support for gpio irqs to all of ar71xx this late in the CC
> release? 

i was not planning on merging the irq patch

> No possible side affects here?  

see above

> Are the gpio irqs required
> for these platforms?


> What makes these two platforms special that they
> can be added as new platforms this late?

nothing, he simply asked. there is no rule against backporting patches.
if i am not mistaken, new boards are explicitly allowed to be backported
if asked for.

> We've already added support
> for new platforms and reverted them again. 
> Given that openwrt is moving forward with wonderful speed, and the time
> between releases is shortening, can't this just wait?  

well, he asked nicely and i dont see a problem with adding 2 more boards
that users can enjoy. what technical reasons can you give us not to
merge them. i am all ears...
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