Re: [PARPORT] 2.1.70 parport_share.c

Linus Torvalds (
Sat, 6 Dec 1997 11:30:49 -0800 (PST)

On Sat, 6 Dec 1997, Andrea Arcangeli wrote:
> Philip, If you want to change *dev_id == NULL in parport_share you must
> change it also in all foo_claim_resources and foo_release_resources.

Why is dev_id NULL in the first place? It always makes sense to have some
device ID, and you _have_ to have it if you expect to ever share
interrupts (something that is fairly typical with parallell ports, I'd

The patch looks ok, but the _reason_ for the patch is not clear..


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