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SubjectRe: [driver] New life for Serial mice
On Wed, Jun 06, 2001 at 01:20:53PM -0700, James Simmons wrote:
> Never noticed it until now. Very nice patch :-) I have to agree as well.
> It would be nice if we had
> 1) A seperate serial directory under drivers.
> 2) A nice structure that input devices and the tty layer can use. It is
> just a waste to go threw the tty layer for input devices. It would also
> make serial driver writing easier if the api is designed right :-)

I am planning some day (don't know when yet though) to convert the 16x50
driver over to the serial_core stuff.

NB, Ted Tytso mentioned something at the 2.5 conference about integrating
some of the serial layer with the tty layer.
Russell King ( The developer of ARM Linux

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