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SubjectRe: New resources - pls, explain :-(
Alan Cox wrote:
>
> > to rename it, but the only obvious name is "struct device" which has been
> > stolen by network device drivers.
> >
> > The network drivers should really have "struct net_device", and maybe a
> > nice awk-script will take care of it.
>
> Neat, easy and a complete nightmare for back compatibility and driver
> maintenance. What is wrong with struct io_device ?

Why not clean up the namespace now? It's a simple #define in drivers,
and I venture to guess that most people will not notice since they get
their net drivers from kernel sources.

Jeff




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