Re: IDE?

From: Vojtech Pavlik (
Date: Wed Aug 21 2002 - 09:14:45 EST

On Wed, Aug 21, 2002 at 03:06:18PM +0100, Alan Cox wrote:

> On Wed, 2002-08-21 at 14:27, Vojtech Pavlik wrote:
> > Even nicer? Easier to add new devices? Not having switch(deviceid)
> > everywhere? Don't know. I believe they're better. In any case it's a lot
> > of good work thrown away, yours or mine. :(
> I don't mind a few deviceid switches. I don't find them annoying and
> I'll take the stability of using known good code with the daft bits like
> the rate filter while loop fixed over the unknowns of changing the code.
> Once its in 2.4 and 2.5 and it works then I'm all ears, because at that
> point we can actively quantify and test for regressions

I can wait. I've done the rewrite back in 2000, so a couple more months ...
Also, I don't necessarily push it into 2.4. However, if you want to keep
a common IDE base in both, there is no other way.

Vojtech Pavlik
SuSE Labs
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