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Re: btuart API change - rfc

Hi! Iain,

I apologize very slow reply.

From: Iain Hibbert <>
Date: Sun, 6 Apr 2008 11:49:36 +0100 (BST)

> On Sat, 5 Apr 2008, Christos Zoulas wrote:
> > While I prefer for device drivers to live completely in the kernel and
> > not do depend on userland programs to participate in device configuration,
> > I think that in this case the btattach way proposed here is cleaner than
> > the magic ioctls and easier to extend.
> one thing I might add is that while these drivers are to enable devices to
> work, they are not the hardware drivers. In the case of some (eg a PCMCIA
> card) the device attaches as a com port. In other cases, the device
> connects to a RS-232 port.
> These line disciplines are protocol drivers that work betweeen the tty and
> the bluetooth stack and that is why I think they shouldn't really handle
> device specific initialisations..

I was able to consent to your opinion. Please commit.

And, I will begin the next work.  ;-)


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