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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] Re: Move of input drivers, some word needed from you
    >>>>> "Alan" == Alan Cox <> writes:

    >> So you think it's a good thing we have 5 serial drivers rather than
    >> one, and it'd be a good thing to split up the one we have into
    >> several drivers again ?

    Alan> We have architecture specific drivers. We have nice ones in
    Alan> places too. They work very well when the hardware in question
    Alan> requires a common and complex set of interactions to make it
    Alan> work

    Alan> Things like the Z85x30 chips, the 16x50 UART etc.

    At least for some of these drivers, they could be merged in a nice
    way. Some of them were not originally written as individual drivers
    because there was a real need for it (I can claim this because I made
    this mistake myself in the past).

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