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Re: Ride the bump?

from Paul Goyette:

> On Sun, 4 Jun 2017, Thomas Mueller wrote:
> >> I've got some non-critical changes to the hdaudio modules, specifically
> >> to the dependency list, which will require a kernel version bump.
> >> Is anyone else planning a bump soon?  If possible, I'd like to just ride
> >> the bump, rather than wasting one.
> > | Paul Goyette
> > I am close to doing a source-based update build of NetBSD-current, both
> > amd64 and i386, motivated by the change in sys/dev/usb/if_athn_usb.c
> > which could possibly ameliorate my computer's allergy to this driver:
> > prevents booting unless I comment out athn lines in kernel config or
> > (userconf) disable athn.
> > So I say, don't lose time.  I use hdaudio on Intel-based motherboard.
> It looks like I'm not quite as "ready" as I thought.  Please don't wait for
> me.  If you're ready and you need a bump, do it!  I think it will still
> require a few more days for my changes.

> My changes (hopefully) won't have any effect on kernels with hdaudio
> "built-in", only when stuff is loaded as modules.

I see. 

Better to take time to get the changes working correctly than to rush and release something bug-infested.


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