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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 00/68] TTY buffer in tty_port -- prep no. 1
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    Hi Jiri,

    On Mon, Mar 5, 2012 at 14:51, Jiri Slaby <jslaby@suse.cz> wrote:
    > this is the first series of patches which allow tty buffers to be
    > moved from tty_struct (present from open to close/hangup) to tty_port
    > (present as long as the device). This will allow us to get rid of the
    > tty refcounting in the interrupt service routines and other hot paths
    > after we are done. This is because we won't need to handle races among
    > ISRs, timers, hangups and others, because tty_port lives as long as an
    > interrupt/timer tick may occur. Unlike tty_struct.
    >
    > In this series, only first few drivers are converted to use
    > tty_port. The rest is to come later.
    >
    > The first few patches are simple fixes/cleanups which emerged during
    > the code investigation here and there. Further serialP header removal
    > happens there. Finally, some drivers are forced to use tty_port, which
    > will become a necessity in the future.
    >
    > Simserial (ia64) and standard x86 stuff were runtime-tested. The rest
    > is only checked to be compilation-errors free.

    I had a look at all 19 patches touching amiserial, and they look fine. So
    Acked-by: Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@linux-m68k.org>

    Thanks for the cleanup!

    Gr{oetje,eeting}s,

                            Geert

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