HEADSUP new usb code coming in.

Alfred Perlstein alfred at freebsd.org
Wed Aug 20 21:08:27 UTC 2008

* Jeremy Messenger <mezz7 at cox.net> [080820 09:03] wrote:
> On Tue, 19 Aug 2008 15:57:11 -0500, Hans Petter Selasky <hselasky at c2i.net>  
> wrote:
> >On Tuesday 19 August 2008, Maxim Sobolev wrote:
> >>Alfred Perlstein wrote:
> >>> Q. Can we change the name from "usb2_" to my favorite name?
> >>> A. No.   This is for a short period, stop being so annoying.
> >>
> >>Why not just "usb_"? You can then leave it as is then avoiding violating
> >>POLA second time. Otherwise people would confuse it with USB 2.0.
> >>
> >
> >Else you get symbol collisions with the old USB stack ...
> At least, can you document it? Like add an explain about that usb2 is just  
> a name, not USB 2.0, that way no users can mistake it for USB 2.0. Even  
> smarter people can mistake it for USB 2.0, btw.

This is not necessary, usb2 will replace usb in short order if
things go well.  "usb2" is not expected to live past 8.0-release
so "users" shouldn't be confused.


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