Re: State of the Pilot

On Mon, 2005-03-28 at 22:23 -0500, David A. Desrosiers wrote:
> > With HAL it should be possible to entirely automate USB device 
> > handling. There are some questions as to where PDA handling should 
> > take place, my vote is to push it down the stack into HAL as much as 
> > possible.
> 	Actually, we're moving to completely eliminate the kernel 
> visor dependency altogether. It works with libusb now (visor driver 
> unloaded), but there are some inherent kernel issues with the way 
> libusb is currently handled (Zeph is taking the lead on chasing those 
> down).
> 	There's a nice side benefit of ~600% speedups with libusb ;) 

So, I need to check out how libusb is getting notifications it would
appear.  I think you'll find the HAL is for more than usb as well.

> > What's the preferred route for submitting patches?  This mailing 
> > list, or as attachments to bugzilla?
> 	Stepping on some toes here, but best is to submit to bugzilla, 
> for accountability-sake. If they're pilot-link bugs (like the timing 
> issue that Matt found), those should go in our bugtracker 
> (, gnome-pilot specific ones should go into 
> Bugzilla on the Novell side.

They should go to b.g.o, not b.x.c.

JP Rosevear <jpr novell com>
Novell, Inc.

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