Jerone Young jerone.young at canonical.com
Tue Feb 16 14:35:59 UTC 2010

This is more like pulling the rug from under users.  Some
applications .. such as virtual box, use this currently (even though
they should not) to properly grab usb devices.

Changes like this should be best left for Lucid so users don't get a
surprise when they update their kernel.

On Wed, 2009-12-16 at 12:15 +0000, Andy Whitcroft wrote:
> l to load regressing functionality for these devices.  The option
> was only enabled to fix already broken applications which use this
> long
> deprecated filesystem; they probabaly should be directed to Hardy
> instead.
> > Fix: Revert back to not have this option enabled. It is deprecated
> > anyways and applications need to be fixed sooner than later. 

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