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SubjectRe: [PATCHv8 04/13] USB: gadget: mass_storage: moved strings handling code to composite
On Fri, 13 Aug 2010, David Brownell wrote:

> --- On Fri, 8/13/10, Alan Stern <> wrote:
> . 
> > ... based on all
> > the preceding discussion, I now think the best
> > approach may be _never
> > to make up a fake serial number.  Use the module
> > parameter, if any, and
> > otherwise issue a warning and don't have
> > a serial number string
> > descriptor (even though that violates the spec).
> Agreed, and that's what I had asked for. I didn't
> see code faking up a serial ... did I miss such?

That code has been present in g_file_storage since the beginning.
There were some patches earlier which moved the code to a different
location. I guess you missed it. The current round of patches doesn't
touch that code.

> If so, let's see a new patch with no faking.

An extra patch or two would be needed to remove the fake-serial

Alan Stern

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