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SubjectRe: [PATCH] tty: the briq panel isn't a tty, make it use its own locking
On Thu, Feb 23, 2012 at 5:56 PM, Alan Cox <> wrote:
> On Fri, 24 Feb 2012 07:42:27 +1100
> Benjamin Herrenschmidt <> wrote:
>> On Thu, 2012-02-23 at 13:39 +0000, Alan Cox wrote:
>> > From: Alan Cox <>
>> >
>> > The driver appears to be terminall broken, if nobody is maintaining it then
>> > perhaps it should go into staging and the out-tray.
>> Hrm, I don't think anybody maintains it but I do have a BriQ somewhere
>> in storage, so I suppose I could pick it up, not that I need another
>> crap driver to deal with right now though...
> In which case can we just stuff it into the tree, or take the briq driver
> out into staging as this is the last blocker on tackling the tty_lock
> entirely in the tty layer

I'd vote for out to staging. Don't rely on BenH to make sane decisions when
it comes to deprecating stuff nobody uses anymore. I mean... he's only just
now dropping iSeries support.


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