[IAEP] Fwd: Heart Rate Monitor Peripheral

Peter Robinson pbrobinson at gmail.com
Sat Apr 11 07:16:47 EDT 2009

>>> There are two separate issues I encountered with TA (and Measure).
>>> One is the need for patches to the alsa audio to accommodate the
>>> special OLPC hardware modifications.
>>That would need to be accepted upstream by the alsa project, and then
>>distros will automatically get the changes when they are part of a
> Or (less effective but sometimes possible if in a hurry): Convince
> distributions to accept patches, even if upstream rejects it (or
> temporarily while upstream procedures might be slow).

Fedora at least has a fairly strict policy of using upstream only and
will generally reject patches.


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