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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Re: Move of input drivers, some word needed from you
On Sun, 20 Aug 2000, Christoph Hellwig wrote:

>Date: Sun, 20 Aug 2000 20:52:56 +0200
>From: Christoph Hellwig <>
>Subject: [PATCH] Re: Move of input drivers, some word needed from you
>> Well, OK. This will get really ugly when adbhid.c gets added with one of the
>> next PPC merges and and drivers/usb has to be entered for
>> CONFIG_ADB/CONFIG_INPUT_ADBHID too. Well, if that's the final word for
>> 2.4.0... Can we schedule the move for 2.4.1 then?
>> Who will send the joystick Makefile/ patch to Linus? Please send it
>> ASAP, I'll do the hackery for CONFIG_INPUT_ADBHID after that then.
>Me. Here's a patch for -test7pre5.
>NOTE (for Linus): beside the Changes to the makefiles and {C,c}onfig.ins
>this is the same as moving drivers/joystick/*.c and drivers/usb/{evdev.c,
>hid-debug.h, hid.c, hid.h, iforce.c, input.c, keybdev.c, mousedev.c, usbkbd.c,
>usbmouse.c, wacom.c } to drivers/input

Was it entirely necessary to post an 800k patch to 2 mailing
lists of which I'm on both? It could have at least been gzipped,
or better yet put on a web site with a URL. With an address like, I would assume you'd have a good idea of technical
know how and such. I'm assuming thus that it was an
accident. So please just be more careful in the future. Large
patches should generally never get posted to lists. Those that
want them will go get them from the web somewhere or FTP.

I'm looking forward to the new console code, but not at 2Mb a day
in my inbox. ;o)

take care,

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