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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/7] driver core: export MAJOR/MINOR to the hotplug env
On Wed, Feb 02, 2005 at 01:48:12AM +0100, Kay Sievers wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 01, 2005 at 02:56:25PM -0800, Greg KH wrote:
> > Hm, that class_simple interface is looking like the way we should move
> > toward, as it's "simple" to use, instead of the more complex class code.
> > I'll have to look at migrating more code to use it over time, or move
> > that interface back into the class code itself...
>
> Nice idea! What about keeping a list of devices belonging to a
> specific class in an own list in 'struct class' and maintaining that list
> with class_device_add(), class_device_del()?

What would that help out with?

> A class driver may use that list to keep track of its own devices if
> wanted and class_simple would not be needed anymore as everything
> would be available in the core.

I must be tired, but I don't see how class_simple could be dropped if
that was done. Care to explain it with pseudo-code or something?

thanks,

greg k-h
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