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SubjectRe: [GIT] HID
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On Oct 24, 2010, at 2:19 AM, Jiri Kosina wrote:

> On Sat, 23 Oct 2010, Jarod Wilson wrote:
>
>>> please pull from 'for-linus' branch at
>>>
>>> git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/jikos/hid.git for-linus
>>>
>>> to receive the HID subsystem patches below. Mostly adding support for a
>>> few new multitouch toys, and improving already existing drivers. Plus some
>>> bugfixes which were not urgent enough for .36.
>>
>> *cough*
>>
>> https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/161481/
>>
>> What's a guy gotta do to get that patch merged too? :)
>
> Bah, it's still pending in my TODO folder, sorry for that. I am not really
> convinced whether it's the right aproach.
>
> First, I'll go check HUT how much non-standard the usages you are adding
> to generic code, are.

Just the four under HID_UP_TIVOVENDOR, I believe. Everything else should be bog-standard.

> Perhaps it would satisfy separate driver on the hid
> bus?
> (Second, I hope to shovel all the 'drivers' which only do specialized
> mappings into userspace/udev actually).

Yeah, I've heard that mentioned as Coming Soon(tm) for a while now though... ;)

Looks like the patch does require trivial massaging to apply now, I could do that and chop out the four vendor-specific usages and resubmit just the parts I believe are entirely in line with the HUT, then try to figure out what all is required on the udev side.

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Jarod Wilson
jarod@wilsonet.com





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