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From: Alan Stern <stern@rowland.harvard.edu>
To: Dirk Eibach <eibach@gdsys.de>
Cc: greg@kroah.com, <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
	<linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>, <apw@shadowen.org>,
	<linux-usb@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] usb: add sysfs configuration interface for CP2101
Date: Tue, 4 Mar 2008 12:52:09 -0500 (EST)	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.44L0.0803041250470.15190-100000@iolanthe.rowland.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <47CCF42F.3090306@gdsys.de>

On Tue, 4 Mar 2008, Dirk Eibach wrote:

> On the other hand it would a little bit sad, if Silabs windows tool
> would stay the only way to setup for all other people. I cannot see
> how I could spread the userspace tool the way it would be spread if
> it was in the kernel.  Maybe someone has an idea on that.

Maybe you shouldn't try to spread your userspace tool as widely as the 
kernel.  After all, most kernel users don't have a CP2101.

If you put the tool on a web site, people who need it will be able to 
find it using Google.

Alan Stern


  reply	other threads:[~2008-03-04 17:52 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 15+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-02-29  9:02 Dirk Eibach
2008-02-29  9:40 ` Dirk Eibach
2008-02-29 10:02 ` Andrew Morton
2008-02-29 12:31   ` Dirk Eibach
2008-02-29 20:35     ` Andrew Morton
2008-03-03  9:27       ` Dirk Eibach
2008-03-03 15:07         ` Alan Stern
2008-03-03 16:28           ` Greg KH
2008-03-04  7:03             ` Dirk Eibach
2008-03-04 17:52               ` Alan Stern [this message]
2008-03-04 19:51               ` Greg KH
2008-04-09 12:16       ` Andy Whitcroft
2008-03-01  0:33     ` Greg KH
2008-02-29 14:44   ` Andy Whitcroft
2008-02-29 20:46     ` Andrew Morton

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