Re: [GnomeMeeting-devel-list] The latest GM RPM's from Johnny's site.
- From: Craig Southeren <craigs postincrement com>
- To: Damien Sandras <dsandras seconix com>, gnomemeeting-devel-list gnome org, Craig Southeren <craigs postincrement com>, dereks indranet co nz, Robert Jongbloed <robert jongbloed bigpond com>
- Subject: Re: [GnomeMeeting-devel-list] The latest GM RPM's from Johnny's site.
- Date: Mon, 02 Feb 2004 22:08:47 +1100
On Mon, 02 Feb 2004 11:54:19 +0100
Damien Sandras <dsandras seconix com> wrote:
> > I agree - I would rather keep the new code (i.e. remove the Yield) and
> > fix the driver. Whether we can do this depends on what Derek can come up
> > with. We can always go back to doing a run-time check for 2.4/2.6 and
> > use different code for each kernel version.
> I think that would be a terrible workaround. Let's hope Derek can find
> time to fix this. Alternatively, Quicknet users can also switch to a
> non-NTPL kernel. I think that would still be better than adding a
> runtime check (which wouldn't solve the problem either I guess).
I don't think it is feasible to require all users of QTI cards to change
to non-NTPL kernels. For example, this would mean that QTI cards would
not work on standard RedHat 9 boxes.
While I also would much prefer code to be the same for 2.4 and 2.6, it
would be easy to implement a run-time check. The version detection would
actually be done when PProcess is started, and that would set a flag
internally to PProcess. The code for each check would be as follows:
..do kernel 2.6 stuff
..do kernel 2.4 stuff
If worse comes to worse, this is what we will have to do.
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