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    SubjectRe: [linux-usb-devel] [PATCH] usb/hid: The HID Simple Driver Interface 0.3.2 (core)
    (I didn't get Dmitry's original mail, so replying here) wrote:
    > Dmitry Torokhov wrote:
    >> Then there is issue with automatic loading of these sub-drivers. How
    >> do they get loaded? Or we force everything to be built-in making HID
    >> module very fat (like psmouse got pretty fat, but with HID prtential
    >> for it to get very fat is much bigger).
    >> The better way would be to split hid-input into a library module that
    >> parses hid usages and reports and is shared between device-specific
    >> modules that are "real" drivers (usb-drivers, not hid-sub-drivers).

    One possibility is to do that with symbol_request() and friends. That
    would not be pretty though, imho.

    DVB subsystem uses that currently to load frontend modules dynamically,
    see dvb_attach() and dvb_frontend_detach() in
    drivers/media/dvb/dvb-core/dvbdev.h and

    Anssi Hannula

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