Re: parport patch / lp_readback

Philip Blundell (
Wed, 23 Apr 1997 14:22:02 +0100 (BST)

On Wed, 23 Apr 1997, Carsten Gross wrote:

> > I thought that might be the case. Oh well. It can wait until this
> > putative rewrite of lp happens then (which I'll do if nobody else
> > volunteers).
> Hmmm.. complete rewrite sounds like a 'lot of work'. I'd like to mail you my

Well yes, but I think it's worth it.

> additions to lp.c adapted to the parport project before everything gets
> changed. Your intention is to improve the portability of the driver? Yes, I
> think this is a good idea. There is also some space for improvements. How
> about a 'select' call?

Please do. I don't expect to be rewriting it any time soon. The parport
code itself _is_ going to change in the fairly near future, though still
not imminently.