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    SubjectRe: [linux-usb-devel] [PATCH] usb/hid: The HID Simple Driver Interface 0.3.2 (core)
    On Sunday 08 October 2006 14:51, Anssi Hannula wrote:
    > (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
    > drivers/media/dvb/dvb-core/dvb_frontend.c.

    Unfortunately this does not quite work when hid is built-in and the rest
    are modules :(

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