Re: [PATCH 0/6] firmware: dynamic firmware id allocation

From: John W. Linville
Date: Tue May 26 2009 - 15:16:09 EST

On Tue, May 26, 2009 at 07:40:12PM +0200, Samuel Ortiz wrote:

> This 6 patches patch set allows for a removal of the firmware name length
> restriction from the firmware class API.
> Currently we're limited to 30 characters for firmware names because of a
> statically allocated 30 bytes string in the firmware class code. We also want
> to remove the FIRMWARE_NAME_MAX definition to prevent future drivers from
> referencing it.
> Patch #1 removes that restriction by dynamically allocating the firmware id.
> Patches #2,3,4,5 remove all FIRMWARE_NAME_MAX references from the kernel code.
> Patch #6 gets rid of the FIRMWARE_NAME_MAX definition, and should be applied
> only once all previous patches from this patch set are applied.

You probably want to include "libertas: adapt for dynamic firmware
id allocation" in this series... :-)

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