[lm-sensors] [RFC] adding back i2c_get_clients

Greg KH greg at kroah.com
Thu Nov 17 08:40:54 CET 2005


On Thu, Nov 17, 2005 at 12:33:30AM +0100, Alessandro Zummo wrote:
> 
>  Hello,
> 
>   I'd like to restart a topic that was discussed before, regarding the infrastructure
>  required to send a command/ioctl directly to an i2c client.

No, we don't want to allow new ioctls to be created/used.  Please use
other methods for this.

>   The topic was discussed in [1] and [2] more than one year ago. This missing
>  functionality led to all sort of tricks in both i2c rtc drivers and media drivers.

What exactly is the problem you are trying to solve?

thanks,

greg k-h




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