[lm-sensors] Re: [RFC] SPI core

Greg KH greg at kroah.com
Thu Jun 2 06:51:45 CEST 2005


On Thu, Jun 02, 2005 at 12:06:55AM -0400, Mark M. Hoffman wrote:
> * Greg KH <greg at kroah.com> [2005-05-31 16:32:15 -0700]:
> > This code is _very_ close to just a copy of the i2c core code.  Why
> > duplicate it and not work with the i2c people instead?
> 
> It was discussed briefly on the lm-sensors mailing list [1].  I didn't 
> reply at the time, but I do agree that SPI and I2C/SMBus are different
> enough to warrant independent subsystems.

Independant is fine.  But direct copies, including making the same
mistakes (i2c dev interface, i2c driver model mess) isn't :)

thanks,

greg k-h




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