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Date:	Tue, 27 Jul 2010 17:32:24 +0200
From:	Kay Sievers <>
To:	Greg KH <>
Cc:	Johannes Berg <>,
	"Eric W. Biederman" <>,
	Greg KH <>,
	Andrew Morton <>,
	"Rafael J. Wysocki" <>,
	"Maciej W. Rozycki" <>,
	netdev <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Driver-core: Fix bluetooth network device rename 

On Tue, Jul 27, 2010 at 17:09, Greg KH <> wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 27, 2010 at 03:59:50PM +0200, Johannes Berg wrote:
>> On Tue, 2010-07-27 at 06:49 -0700, Greg KH wrote:
>> > And Eric, where are you working on the "real" patches to solve the
>> > problems of the bnet and wireless driver problems so we can remove this
>> > check from the driver core as soon as possible?  Any idea when they will
>> > be done?
>> They'll be done as soon as the driver core offers the required
>> functionality, which we discussed elsewhere in this thread.
> {sigh}
> Kay provided a solution for this a number of times already.  What, are
> you really going to make him type it up _again_?  That's just completly
> unfair to him.

Sure, I still offer any needed help, if there are new requirements now
that need core changes. But hey, they will not land magically, if
nobody is working on it. And "as soon as the core offers" is not how
we make new features work on Linux. The people who add new features,
which uncover old bugs, need to fix the old bugs instead of papering
them over, like it happened here.

> And note, Eric, this was and is, completely due to your changes, so I am
> holding you responsible for fixing it correctly.  Please do so.

I guess faking a 'bluetooth renaming regression', which never existed,
which wasn't even known to the bluetooth maintainers, was just much
easier. :)

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