HEADSUP new usb code coming in.

Wilko Bulte wb at freebie.xs4all.nl
Tue Aug 19 20:16:36 UTC 2008

Quoting Alfred Perlstein, who wrote on Tue, Aug 19, 2008 at 12:44:13PM -0700 ..
> After a long period of review and testing I am on the verge of
> committing Hans Peter's new usb stack to -current.
> The patchset requires a SMALL _493_ line diff to the main code,
> mostly bug fixes to arm.  And then a large number of new files
> for the usb system.
> The new usb system will be committed as separate files with
> the intention of folding them over the old files before the
> 9.0 release.
> The diff to the main files is here:
> http://mu.org/~bright/usb2/usb2_release_001.diff
> The whole diff, including new files is here:
> http://mu.org/~bright/usb2/usb4bsd.diff.gz
> FAQ:
> Q. Has this been reviewed?
> A. Yes, pretty strongly by myself and we've consulted with
> various others, Warner, Scott and Andrew for review/testing.
> I wouldn't say that Warner or Scott have given full review
> but just about all questions have been answered.
> Q. Can we change the name from "usb2_" to my favorite name?
> A. No.   This is for a short period, stop being so annoying.
> Q. What about the old usb code?
> A. What about it? :D
> Q. What about ttys?
> A. I don't know, we'll address the mpsafe aspects of ttys shortly,
> Hans is very responsive to SMP issues.
> Q. Shouldn't you wait?
> A. Wait for what?  No.

Well, Robert *explicitely* asked to wait for the tty stuff from Ed
to get into the tree.

Apparantly you are planning on simply ignoring that request?


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