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    SubjectRe: [RFC PATCH] debugfs - yet another in-kernel file system
    On Fri, Dec 10, 2004 at 09:00:22AM +0100, Jan Engelhardt wrote:
    > >> I have to admit that adding another filesystem that is very like procfs or
    > >> sysfs make some kind of redundancy.
    > >
    > >Why? The main issue is the discussion usually goes like this:
    > >
    > >Me: Hey, the /proc/driver/foo/foo_value really shouldn't be in proc.
    > >Developer: Ok, but it has a lot of really good debug stuff in it. Can
    > >I put it in sysfs?
    > >Me: No, sysfs is for one-value-per-file whenever possible. It needs to
    > >go somewhere else.
    > >Developer: Well, if you don't have anywhere else to put it, why are you
    > >even bringing this up at all. Go away and leave me alone.
    > So how about adding seqfiles (or multi-value-per-file things) to sysfs?

    No, that is not going to happen, as it is directly opposite to how sysfs
    is supposed to work (one _single_ value per file).


    greg k-h
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