CFR: usb switchover patches

Bjoern A. Zeeb bzeeb-lists at
Fri Feb 20 02:05:09 PST 2009

On Thu, 19 Feb 2009, Andrew Thompson wrote:

> On Thu, Feb 19, 2009 at 07:37:40PM -0800, Andrew Thompson wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I have put together a proposed set of changes for moving USB2 to its
>> permanent location. The layout has some differences to how it is right
>> now so I am looking for feedback.
>> The changeover requires that the old usb stack be available until 8.0 is
>> branched and moves it from sys/dev/usb to sys/legacy/dev/usb. The reason
>> for this location is to reduce the changes in #includes (using -I
>> compiler hacks). The patch doesnt show userland changes required for
>> usbdevs and friends but they will be done.
> Also, I wasnt planning on keeping the old usb kernel modules hooked into
> the build unless someone particularly wants them. They can all still be
> built into the kernel.

what about renaming it to dev/usb1 instead of starting another top
level directory in sys/ ? I mean I like legacy and would prefer to
move netinet/ in there asap but;-))


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