Changeset 1096

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05/27/01 21:06:07 (14 years ago)
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mds
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add more things to do for mkpatch modification

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  • lm-sensors/trunk/doc/developers/new_drivers

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    11These are the steps you should follow to write a new driver and 
    22submit it to us so that it will be applied cleanly to our package. 
     3 
     4Don't be intimidated by the list, it's just here so we don't 
     5forget anything. 
     6We are more than happy to help you with any part of the process. 
     7 
    38 
    49* Contact us first. 
     
    813  You will also need to ask us to have an ID reserved in 
    914  i2c-id.h in the i2c package. 
     15  Tell us it's OK to put your name on the "New Drivers" page. 
    1016 
    1117* Write the new driver.  
     
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    7480--------------------------------------------------------------------- 
     81Checklist for us to do on the webpage: 
     82 
     83* Add entry to 'supported drivers' page 
     84 
     85* Update entry on 'new drivers' page 
     86 
     87--------------------------------------------------------------------- 
    7588Checklist for mkpatch support, after the driver is tested and stable: 
    7689 
    77 * Add files to mkpatch/FILES. 
     90* Add .c file to mkpatch/FILES. 
    7891 
    7992* Add config help to mkpatch/mkpatch.pl. 
    8093 
     94* Add config entry to mkpatch/Config.in. 
     95 
    8196* Add initialization call to bottom of kernel/sensors.c. 
     97 
     98* Move .o reference in kernel/[chips,busses]/Module.mk 
     99  from first to second section.