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SubjectRe: [linux-usb-devel] Re: Commit "[PATCH] USB: Always do usb-handoff" breaks my powerbook
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On Tue, 2005-11-01 at 09:28 +0000, Alan Cox wrote:
> On Maw, 2005-11-01 at 14:30 +1100, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
> > Damn, those quirks should really be either more careful or be made
> > platform specific if they are x86 junk workarounds.
> USB handoff is fairly x86 specific. The x86 folks took great care to
> handle back compatibility while Apple was content to just dump the users
> and machines.

What is this comment supposed to mean ? Backward compatiblity on Macs is
very high, thanks to mostly software not relying on stupid & broken
hardware implementation details...

> Not "illegal" -> "invalid".
>
> Please get that right as we have far too many incorrect uses of
> "illegal" in publically visible printk calls. Illegal means "prohibited
> by law".

Oh well, whatever you say..

Ben.


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