[PATCH] Use resource_size_t for serial port IO addresses
dwg at au1.ibm.com
Tue Jul 24 11:57:43 EST 2007
On Mon, Jul 23, 2007 at 12:34:11PM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
> On Mon, 23 Jul 2007 09:08:37 -0500
> Josh Boyer <jwboyer at linux.vnet.ibm.com> wrote:
> > On Sun, 2007-07-15 at 12:06 +0100, Russell King wrote:
> > > > This is something we should do, but I have recollections of Russell
> > > > identifying problems with this patch, or at least an earlier version of it?
> > >
> > > Basically, there's two patches. This one (let's call this patch A)
> > > and another to prevent users being surprised (let's call that patch B).
> > >
> > > I didn't have any real objections to patch A, provided something like
> > > patch B was merged. I did have objections against patch B, and I was
> > > intermittently working on a revised solution.
> > >
> > > However, for whatever reason [*], during the last merge window patch B
> > > got merged and patch A got dropped, and as a result I've now given up
> > > with my revised solution, and TBH, I no longer care.
> > Patch B in this case was commit abb4a2390. Since that has already been
> > merged, can we please merge this patch into 2.6.23? I'd really like to
> > avoid 44x not working in yet another kernel, so if this patch can't be
> > merged I'll have to come up with some alternate solution soon.
> I still have a large pile of not-completely-obviously-ready patches to go
> through, of which this is one.
> There _were_ issues with this patch when it first turned up, but I failed
> to record what they were.
Heh. Nor did I ever hear what they might be.
> Oh well, here's hoping it got fixed.
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