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SubjectRe: [PATCH] usb/hid: The HID Simple Driver Interface 0.4.1 (core)
On 12/6/06, Jiri Kosina <> wrote:
> On Wed, 6 Dec 2006, Marcel Holtmann wrote:
> > > I still have the same objection - the "simple'" code will have to be
> > > compiled into the driver instead of being a separate module and
> > > eventyally will lead to a monster-size HID module. We have this issue
> > > with psmouse to a degree but with HID the growth potential is much
> > > bigger IMO.
> I guess that this paragraph wasn't for me, but rather for the author of
> the HID Simple Driver proposal, am I right?

Yes, mainly for him but also for you because we need to be able to do
what Li Yu is trying to do and be able to tweak HID interfaces.


> This split is quite painful, as there are many things happening in USB all
> the time, so the best way seem to be just to perform big split (with
> needed changes) at once, and then develop other things on top of it (like
> hidraw).

Is there any reason why we can't mecanically move everything into
drivers/hid right now? Then Greg could simply forward all patches he
gets for HID your way and you won't have hard time merging your work
with others...

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