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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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