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Bug#568903: Enable USB/IP staging drivers

On Mon, 2010-02-08 at 18:15 +0100, Max Vozeler wrote:
> Package: linux-2.6
> Severity: wishlist
> Please consider including the USB/IP drivers from the
> staging directory:
> As I understand, the drivers remain in staging not so much
> because of quality issues but due to discussions about the
> userspace API, which may still change.

The implementation is questionable too.

> The only users of the API which exist today are the usbip 
> userspace tools through libusbip0. It should be possible to
> adapt those if/when the API changes.
> If these modules were provided in linux-2.6, we could drop
> the usbip-source module package.

Given that this is not needed for hardware support, I would like to see
a good reason for including it.


Ben Hutchings
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