[haiku-development] Re: What is the "official" procedure of adding new applications/drivers into Haiku Image?

  • From: Ingo Weinhold <ingo_weinhold@xxxxxx>
  • To: haiku-development@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 09 Dec 2009 22:39:28 +0100

On 2009-12-09 at 21:50:47 [+0100], Siarzhuk Zharski <zharik@xxxxxx> wrote:
> Some minutes ago I have commited into the trunk the driver for VIA
> VT6122 NIC (vt612x). It is confirmed as working on one PC equipped with
> such hardware.
> The Question is following: Which pre-requirements should new
> driver/module satisfy to be included into default build of the Haiku
> Image? Probably some user reports about normal work of this module,
> requests from users wanting to use this module, absence of build
> problems for a week or more? And who will decide to include it into the
> default build? :-) May be we should document this procedure elsewhere?

In the trunk almost anything goes. If you feel confident that your 
component (driver in this case) is in reasonably good shape, add it to the 
image. That way it will get exposure. Don't worry -- if it causes too much 
trouble, it can (and will) be removed again.

CU, Ingo

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