Subject: Re: Patch review for mouse console support
To: R. C. Dowdeswell <>
From: Lennart Augustsson <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 05/07/2002 10:36:27
Roland Dowdeswell wrote:

> On 1020245700 seconds since the Beginning of the UNIX epoch
> Julio Merino wrote:
> >
> >Well, and the patch:
> >
> >I'm waiting your comments :)
> Quick comment is that this patch as it stands will break on a lot
> of arches GENERIC kernel because you extend struct wsdisplay_accessops.
> Of course, that's a minor niggle but you will want to give a heads
> up that the change will break a few things so that people know to
> fix them.

It doesn't have to break anything.  If you extend the struct at the end and
all the code is able to handle 0 in the new fields things will work fine.

    -- Lennart