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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.

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

    Russell King ( The developer of ARM Linux

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