Re: [PARPORT] Re: L68K: Amiga-Parport-driver

Andrea Arcangeli (
Sun, 30 Aug 1998 21:36:09 +0200 (CEST)

On Sun, 30 Aug 1998, Tim Waugh wrote:

>On Sun, 30 Aug 1998, Philip Blundell wrote:
>> >> I think it' s better to implement it now instead of wait the middle of
>> >> 2.2.
>> >
>> >My opinion, too.
>> If you want to have a go then feel free; as I said to Andrea, I'd be quite
>> happy for the m68k tree to have this change in even if Linus won't eat it
>> before 2.2. I wouldn't be keen on putting it into 2.1 at this stage
>> without fairly thorough testing, just in case.
>Agreed. I'd like to wait until after 2.2 is released, given that
>a) it's not actually fixing any bugs, and
>b) it doesn't change any interfaces.
>People are getting impatient for 2.2 so let's not go changing code that
>works just yet.

The changes are pretty simple and make the irq handling interface more
robust clean and efficient. And btw, the spinlock changes are definitely
needed. Tomorrow I probably be offline all the day so I' ll read the
following emails leather...

Andrea[s] Arcangeli

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