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SubjectRe: [PATCH] 2.5.6-pre2 IDE cleanup 16
On Wed, 6 Mar 2002, Martin Dalecki wrote:

> 1. Indeed the code quality found there is *excellent* nothing comparable
> with the messy crude found currently in linux.

I thought you stated that no one else was using something similar? Or
were you refererring to the userland accessible ioctls? I believe
FreeBSD-CURRENT might also have something in the works.

> 2. It convinced me that the current task-file interface in linux
> is inadequate. So Alan please bear with me if your CF format
> microdrive will have to not wakeup properly for some time...
> The current mess will just have to go before something more
> adequate can go in.

Before removing the current "mess", would it be too much to ask to provide
a patches which remove and incorporate your proposed changes?

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