[RFC PATCH 2.6.12-rc3] dynamic driver sysfs callbacks and RFC on bmcsensor rewrite

Grant Coady grant_lkml at dodo.com.au
Thu May 5 06:03:06 CEST 2005

Hi Yani,
On Wed, 4 May 2005 23:29:47 -0400, Yani Ioannou <yani.ioannou at gmail.com> wrote:

>                                      It was decided presenting the
>specific information per file was a much simpler and more sensible
>interface. I tend to agree.
Okay, I see that.  also did a 'cat <eeprom>' oops, pipe through xxd 
'cos it returned binary data :)  

>> Secondly is there a design document I've missed for this?  What does
>> dynamic sysfs look like to user?  sub-directory per device/block or
>> in the same directory level namespace?  I damaged the patches somewhere,
>> one didn't apply so couldn't 'see' it yet.
>This patch just changes the way device attributes are created, it does
>not change the external sysfs interface at all.

Okay, I'm an interested observer then, 'cos I make cross-reference 
script to see which driver uses what sysfs name, still learning.


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