HEADSUP usb2/usb4bsd to become default in GENERIC
alfred at freebsd.org
Mon Feb 9 12:19:15 PST 2009
* M. Warner Losh <imp at bsdimp.com> [090208 11:48] wrote:
> In message: <200902081951.16823.hselasky at c2i.net>
> Hans Petter Selasky <hselasky at c2i.net> writes:
> : On Sunday 08 February 2009, Andrew Thompson wrote:
> : > On Sun, Feb 08, 2009 at 06:48:39PM +0100, Remko Lodder wrote:
> : > > On Sun, February 8, 2009 6:21 am, Alfred Perlstein wrote:
> : > >
> : > > Please name it "usb_*".
> : Beware that if you rename everything from "usb2_" to "usb_" there will be
> : symbol and structure clashes with the linux USB compat layer, which needs to
> : be resolved.
> No. that's not the case. usb2_foo vs usb_foo in the kernel config
> files only affects what files config brings in, and we can easily tell
> it to bring the right ones in w/o any symbol issues.
> I'd leave everything else where it is now in the source tree. The
> rename is fairly trivial. Do people want me to float a patch?
That would be useful, but it might be premature as there might
be changes that conflict shortly (not trying to hide information,
just don't know what changes might happen).
If you can schedule to do this at the time for the rename (when the
remove happens) that would be best.
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