[OpenWrt-Devel] How can I help TL-WR842N Hardware version 3 be merged into Chaos Calmer

Ronaldo Afonso ronaldo at ronaldoafonso.com.br
Wed Nov 29 10:07:30 EST 2017

  Ok, Aaron,

  I'll take a look at the LEDE part of it.

  I have a "private OpenWrt feed" where I develop some "private OpenWrt

  If a have to port this feed to the LEDE platform, should I expect a lot
of changes?

2017-11-28 21:00 GMT-02:00 Aaron Z <aczlan+openwrt at gmail.com>:

> On Tue, Nov 28, 2017 at 9:20 AM, Ronaldo Afonso
> <ronaldo at ronaldoafonso.com.br> wrote:
> >   Hi all,
> >   What does it take for a commit to be merged into a stable branch?
> >   The thing is ... I really would like to have TL-WR842N Hardware
> version 3
> > running on CC. I noticed that this hardware is already working on trunk
> > (master) since last year but not merged into CC yet.
> >   How can I help that merge being done?
> Unless it is a security fix (such as the recent Krack vunerability),
> updates such as adding a new hardware build are not backported into a
> stable release.
> That platform should be there in the next stable release of OpenWrt
> (presumably the first post-remerge release).
> It will probbaly not be backported to CC, but it is currently
> available in LEDE's 17.0.4 stable release (see:
> https://lede-project.org/toh/hwdata/tp-link/tp-link_tl-wr842n_v3 for
> links).
> If you don't know, LEDE is a fork of OpenWrt which is in the process
> of re-merging with OpenWrt. That is where most of the recent
> development has happened.
> Aaron Z
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Ronaldo Afonso
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