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SubjectRe: [PATCH] 2.4: Back-port of pl2303.c from 2.6.24.1
Greg KH wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 21, 2008 at 10:00:58PM +0100, Willy Tarreau wrote:
>
>> I too agree to merge, it especially since it fixed several problems
>> for David. However, I would like to know first if the same problems
>> also happen with the 2.6 driver or if it is OK. The risk is getting
>> 2.4 fixed and not 2.6, which could cause regressions for people upgrading
>> from 2.4 to 2.6. Of course, a regression on a USB-serial adapter is
>> not dramatic, but it's a general principle to keep in mind that 2.6
>> should be safe (or at least actively being fixed) when merging driver
>> changes in 2.4.
>>
>
> As far as I can tell, this was a backport of the current 2.6 driver, so
> it should not have fixes that are not already in 2.6.
>
> David, is that true?
>

That is true.


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