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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/3] Fix the TIOCGICOUNT problem for good
On Thu, Sep 16, 2010 at 09:56:39PM -0700, David Miller wrote:
> From: Alan Cox <alan@linux.intel.com>
> Date: Thu, 16 Sep 2010 18:21:06 +0100
>
> > Remembering to clear fields is something driver authors are simply never
> > going to remember to get right every new driver. Instead take the problem
> > away from them and give them a simple interface to do the job.
> >
> > ---
> >
> > Alan Cox (3):
> > tty: icount changeover for other main devices
> > tty: Convert the USB drivers to the new icount interface
> > tty: Make tiocgicount a handler
>
> This is a good plan for the next merge window, but for the current
> -rc series and -stable we'd better just fix the individual cases.

Agreed, that's the plan now.

thanks,

greg k-h


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