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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/1] usb: new driver for Cypress CY7C63xxx mirco controllers
On Tue, Jun 13, 2006 at 09:23:04PM +0200, Pavel Machek wrote:
> Hi!
> > > BTW could we get come better name for the driver? cy7c63 looks like
> > > password of very paranoid sysadmin.
> >
> > Hm, the chipset family is just called like that and there're at least three
> > other Cypress related drivers (cypress, cypress_m8 and cytherm) with generic
> > names. I think this name shows clearly what kind of device it supports,
> > doesn't it?
> cypress_63 might be unique and still easier to pronounce?

Who cares what the thing is called. It only has to be unique in the
whole kernel driver namespace, and it will be automatically loaded by
the tools when the device is plugged in, so it will never be typed in by
hand (except by developers, and they are used to looney names like

Oliver wrote it, so he gets to name it :)


greg k-h
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