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SubjectRe: [linux-usb-devel] [RFC PATCH] debugfs - yet another in-kernel file system
On Fri, Dec 10, 2004 at 06:02:00PM -0800, David Brownell wrote:
> On Friday 10 December 2004 5:39 pm, Greg KH wrote:
> > > What I'd really want out of a debug file API is to resolve
> > > the naming issues, work with seq_file, and "softly and
> > > silently vanish away". I think this patch has the last
> > > two, but not the first one!
> >
> > I considered adding a kobject as a paramater to the debugfs interface.
> > The file created would be equal to the path that the kobject has. Would
> > that work for you?
> If I could pass device->kobj or driver->kobj, that'd be good.

Ok, I'll work on adding that.

> Will there be a /debug/devices tree parallel to /sys/devices?

If the kobject name is devices/foo/whatever, then yes, it would then
match up the same, if you create a debugfs file with the kobject. If
you don't do that, then no, I'm not going to maintain a mirror directory
image of sysfs in debugfs just for the fun of it :)


greg k-h
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