Re: [patch 1/2] Touchscreen support for sharp sl-5500

From: randy_dunlap
Date: Sun Jul 24 2005 - 12:08:54 EST

On Sun, 24 Jul 2005 17:47:56 +0100 Russell King wrote:

> On Fri, Jul 22, 2005 at 08:01:09PM +0200, Pavel Machek wrote:
> > This adds support for reading ADCs (etc), neccessary to operate touch
> > screen on Sharp Zaurus sl-5500.
> I would like to know what the diffs are between my version (attached)
> and this version before they get applied.
> The only reason my version has not been submitted is because it lives
> in the drivers/misc directory, and mainline kernel folk don't like
> drivers which clutter up that directory. In fact, I had been told
> that drivers/misc should remain completely empty - which makes this
> set of miscellaneous drivers homeless.

but clearly drivers/misc/ is not empty, unless you mean at its
top level.

The IBM ASM service processor driver is there (added in 2.6.x)
as well as some hdpuftrs/ driver, which is not in any Kconfig file
or defconfig file. :(

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