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Date:	Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:04:37 +0200
From:	Andreas Werner <>
To:	Wolfram Sang <>
CC:	Andreas Werner <>,
	<>, <>,
	<>, <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/2] drivers/misc/eeprom/men_eeprod: Introduce MEN Board
 Information EEPROM driver

On Mon, Oct 20, 2014 at 10:24:22AM +0200, Wolfram Sang wrote:
> * PGP Signed by an unknown key
> > Here it gets frustrating. It seems you have no idea what an OS is for,
> > not even after I tried to describe it :(

I am pretty sure that i know what an OS is for.

> Sorry, that might have been too strong. Still, we can't map any hardware
> which is out there 1:1 into userspace, we need abstraction.
> If you want to help with this abstraction, this is more than
> appreciated. If you want to keep your driver, this will have to stay
> out-of-tree, I'm afraid.

Yes, my goal is to find a good way to get hardware support upstream, and
it is also nice to discuss my point of view with your upstream point of few.

And yes, i want to help to find a way to develope an abstraction.


> Regards,
>    Wolfram
> * Unknown Key
> * 0x14A029B6
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