Surprise found while reading the code

Mark Atwood fallenpegasus at
Sat Jun 25 04:48:13 UTC 2016


I need to fill in my ignorance about the parse driver, and prompt a
discussion about which other drivers can be superseded by additions to the
parse driver.


On Fri, Jun 24, 2016 at 9:42 PM Eric S. Raymond <esr at> wrote:

> Mark Atwood <fallenpegasus at>:
> > Were the two drivers different?
> Not in any significant way I could see.  They parsed the same packet
> format.
> I think the second one landed as a unit with the Hopf PCI driver and the
> duplication was simply not noticed.  It wouldn't have been hard to miss;
> the parse driver has 24 different submodes of which Hopf 6021 is just one.
> --
>                 <a href="">Eric S. Raymond</a>
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