Subject: Re: "esp" driver reorg proposal
To: J. Koenig-Baltes <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 01/31/1997 00:53:40
On Fri, 31 Jan 1997 09:24:50 +0100 (J. Koenig-Baltes) wrote:

 > Although the machine-independent driver would support a number of different
 > busses, this overhead could be avoided if I know that I have the chip at
 > a specific bus, by compiling with specific bus support, e.g.:

...unfortunately, this doesn't work in the case of loadable drivers.  The
only way to sanely support loadable versions of a 53c9x driver would
be with the function pointer approach.

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