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    SubjectRe: [patch] RFC: Namespace-collision between SIM710 and 53C7,8XX

    On Sun, 17 Oct 1999, Arjan van de Ven wrote:

    > Hi,
    > The SIM710 and 53C7,8XX scsi-drivers have a very bad case of
    > namespace-collision. The following patch at least lets the drivers
    > compile, but the change is rather big to do without someone testing it.
    > Could you (anyone?) give feedback on the patch below?
    > (patch against 2.3.22)

    How about making use of static variables instead? Renaming the variables
    makes it possible that the problem will crop up again in the future. Most
    drivers are fairly well contained, so it shouldn't be much more difficult.


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