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Date:	Fri, 5 Feb 2010 15:58:33 -0800
From:	Greg KH <>
To:	Andrew Morton <>
Cc:	Chris Verges <>,,,
	Rob Owings <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] linux-2.6.32-directemp

On Fri, Feb 05, 2010 at 01:46:00PM -0800, Andrew Morton wrote:
> On Fri, 5 Feb 2010 13:32:27 -0800
> "Chris Verges" <> wrote:
> > > *snip*
> > 
> > Hi Andrew,
> > 
> > Thanks for the technical review.  I'll make the changes and send back a
> > new patch.  Would you like a patch against your -mm tree or a fresh
> > patch against linux-2.6.32?
> I guess a new patch would be best - #1 was a bit of a mess.  Please
> give the patch a good title (I chose "usb: QTI DirecTEMP USB
> thermometer/hygrometer driver support") and if possible, include it
> within the body of the email so more people are likely to look at it. 
> If your email client can't do that correctly, use a text/plain
> attachment.

Sorry, but no, this driver will not be accepted, as it can be done just
fine from userspace instead of a kernel driver, as discussed before.

We have removed drivers from the kernel for this very reason, we don't
want to add new ones in with the same problem.


greg k-h
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