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    SubjectRe: [RFC] SPI core
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    Hi Greg,

    On Wed, 2005-06-01 at 21:51 -0700, Greg KH wrote:
    > On Thu, Jun 02, 2005 at 12:06:55AM -0400, Mark M. Hoffman wrote:
    > > * Greg KH <greg@kroah.com> [2005-05-31 16:32:15 -0700]:
    > > > This code is _very_ close to just a copy of the i2c core code. Why
    > > > duplicate it and not work with the i2c people instead?
    > >
    > > It was discussed briefly on the lm-sensors mailing list [1]. I didn't
    > > reply at the time, but I do agree that SPI and I2C/SMBus are different
    > > enough to warrant independent subsystems.
    >
    > Independant is fine. But direct copies, including making the same
    > mistakes (i2c dev interface, i2c driver model mess) isn't :)

    I have also worked on a(nother) SPI layer implementation. Like Dmitry, I
    ended up following closely the i2c implementation, so, I'm curious to
    know more details on what you call "i2c driver model mess".

    > thanks,
    >
    > greg k-h

    Thanks,

    Rui


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