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Date:	Sat, 1 Nov 2008 18:27:17 +0200
From:	"Pekka Enberg" <penberg@...helsinki.fi>
To:	"Hans Verkuil" <hverkuil@...all.nl>
Cc:	"Devin Heitmueller" <devin.heitmueller@...il.com>,
	"Markus Rechberger" <mrechberger@...il.com>,
	v4l <video4linux-list@...hat.com>, linux-dvb@...uxtv.org,
	"Linux Kernel Mailing List" <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
	em28xx <em28xx@...ntral.de>
Subject: Re: [linux-dvb] [PATCH 1/7] Adding empia base driver

On Sat, Nov 1, 2008 at 6:21 PM, Hans Verkuil <hverkuil@...all.nl> wrote:
> At this time I do not advocate replacing the current em28xx driver. But
> when they are both in the kernel, then I expect and hope that the best
> features of the em28xx driver are merged into the empia driver and that
> the current em28xx driver can eventually be dropped.

We've done that many times and it usually ends up with us dragging the
old driver along for a very long time (look at the eepro100 driver
removal as an example). So you really want to just incrementally fix
up em28xx driver to avoid a mess.
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