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SubjectRe: [stable] Wanted: Allow adding new device IDs during the -stable cycle
* Jeff Garzik ( wrote:
> Chris Wright wrote:
> >2) In theory new hardware can seem to work with a simple PCI ID
> >update, and later we find it needs extra quirk handling or specific
> >driver support. This could mean adding buggy support for new hardware
> >to -stable. In practice, hopefully this isn't a real issue.
> No need to worry about theory. Since you are (or should be???) taking
> stuff solely from upstream, you should already know what is needed, or not.

Yup, it's definitely handwavy. If it's a problem we can address it then.

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