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SubjectRe: [driver] New life for Serial mice
On Wed, Jun 06, 2001 at 07:01:58PM +0200, Vojtech Pavlik wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 06, 2001 at 12:31:28PM -0400, Jeff Garzik wrote:
> > hmmm. I just looked over this, and drivers/char/joystick/ser*.[ch].
> >
> > Bad trend.
> >
> > Serial needs to be treated just like parport: the basic hardware code,
> > then on top of that, a selection of drivers, all peers: dumb serial
> > port, serial mouse, joystick, etc.
>
> Agreed. Completely.

I suggest that if someone is thinking about this that they look at
serial_core.c in the ARM patch hunk.
(ftp.arm.linux.org.uk/pub/armlinux/source/kernel-patches/v2.4/)

Note that you shouldn't apply the whole patch - it probably won't compile
for anything but ARM atm.

--
Russell King (rmk@arm.linux.org.uk) The developer of ARM Linux
http://www.arm.linux.org.uk/personal/aboutme.html

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