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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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