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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] serial: DCC(JTAG) serial and console emulation support
    On Thu, 2010-10-07 at 14:15 -0700, Greg KH wrote:
    > On Thu, Oct 07, 2010 at 01:51:18PM -0700, Daniel Walker wrote:
    > > Your making too many assumptions .. You might be able to modify the
    > > kernel, and not the userspace. So you couldn't tweak the device
    > > creation .. It's much easier in the server world ..
    > You're saying it's easier to replace an embedded kernel than a userspace
    > file on an embedded system? Heh, that's funny.

    I'm saying it _can_ happen that it's easier to replace the kernel.. I'm
    not saying it's always the case. We're talking about debugging
    situations in an embedded environment which don't always follow a normal

    > > > We've said no over a period of about ten years to a lot of attempts to
    > > > just borrow the ttyS0 range. If we'd said yes it would have been a
    > > > complete mess by now.
    > > >
    > > > So the answer is no.
    > >
    > > Nothing can be unilateral, there's always room for exceptions. You
    > > should say something more like "it's possible, but unlikely".
    > Hm, how about this, as the TTY and serial driver[1] maintainer, I will
    > not accept this kind of patch at all.
    > Is that final enough for you?

    So you don't like it, that's fair enough .. <thinks>I wonder what other
    maintainers I can send this too</thinks> ;)

    Can you be more specific about your objections .. The discussion over
    the ttyS* thing is still happening. I'm waiting for Hyok to give a good
    reason for why he wrote that part of it. I can imagine good reasons for
    why that part would exist, which is what I'm discussing with Alan and



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