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Re: interesting times installing 2.4.17 in Woody...

Andrew Pimlott <andrew@pimlott.ne.mediaone.net> wrote:

> Here is a counter-proposal: Instead of modifying /etc/init.d/pcmcia to
> source a new file, just make it responsible for mapping yenta_socket
> -> i82365 when a compatible pcmcia-modules package is detected.  If
> you think that hard-coding that mapping is too ugly, honor a new value
> for PCIC, eg cardbus, that -> yenta_socket for kernel, -> i82365 for
> stand-alone.

I'll try implementing something similar to this.

> ... Or, really, just hard-code the whole deal in pcmcia-cs, and forget
> about sourcing version-specific fix-ups.  The stand-alone and kernel
> drivers aren't likely to break compatibilty with themselves, right?
> So there are only two variants that you'll ever have to worry about,
> and hard-coding them should be fine.
> Does this make sense?  I would be happy to help work out the details,
> because I think this will bite upgraders.

I don't quite understand what you're getting at here.  Anyhow, I'm
currently revising the scheme used to support both sets of drivers.
We'll see what the new scheme breaks.

- Brian

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