[PATCH] usbatm.[ch]: brown paper bag
baldrick at free.fr
Fri Apr 1 05:11:17 EST 2005
On Fri, 2005-04-01 at 14:08 +0400, Roman Kagan wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 01, 2005 at 11:59:36AM +0200, Duncan Sands wrote:
> > > In the attempt to better organize the driver initialization we've
> > > forgotten about one of its primary goals: to give the subdriver access
> > > to the usb_device_id pointer passed to probe. Below is the trivial
> > > patch that fixes it. The patch to cxacru actually using this will
> > > follow.
> > >
> > > OK to commit?
> > What are you planning to use it for?
> To distinguish between the modem types which need different
> initialization constants, by storing the appropriate pointer in
> usb_device_id.driver_info. Currently there are two known types for
> cxacru, and I seem to remember Matthieu also needed this, so that was
> the main reason why we moved away from using .driver_info for usbatm own
Fair enough. Please feel free to commit it.
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