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Re: broken devfs-support in SGI Zilog8530 serial driver

To: Florian Lohoff <flo@rfc822.org>
Subject: Re: broken devfs-support in SGI Zilog8530 serial driver
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@oss.sgi.com>
Date: Mon, 1 Apr 2002 14:16:40 -0800
Cc: Raoul Borenius <raoul@shuttle.de>, linux-mips@oss.sgi.com, devfs@oss.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <20020401192957.GA1389@paradigm.rfc822.org>; from flo@rfc822.org on Mon, Apr 01, 2002 at 09:29:57PM +0200
References: <20020329103244.GA15765@bunny.shuttle.de> <20020329233559.A31160@dea.linux-mips.net> <20020330132856.GA24305@bunny.shuttle.de> <20020331150023.GA30224@bunny.shuttle.de> <20020401192957.GA1389@paradigm.rfc822.org>
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On Mon, Apr 01, 2002 at 09:29:57PM +0200, Florian Lohoff wrote:

> > Could you commit that too?
> > 
> 
> I thought the callout devices are officially "dead" and should disappear
> "Real Soon Now(tm)" as beeing a locking hell and unneeded.

Really Soon Now doesn't mean what you want it to mean in a world that is
driven by backward compatibility ...

  Ralf

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