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SubjectRe: 2.6.13-rc6-mm1
On Sun, Aug 21, 2005 at 01:40:31PM -0400, Jon Smirl wrote:
> On 8/21/05, Benoit Boissinot <bboissin@gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 8/19/05, Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> wrote:
> > >
> > > ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/akpm/patches/2.6/2.6.13-rc6/2.6.13-rc6-mm1/
> > >
> > > - Lots of fixes, updates and cleanups all over the place.
> > >
> > > - If you have the right debugging options set, this kernel will generate
> > > a storm of sleeping-in-atomic-code warnings at boot, from the scsi code.
> > > It is being worked on.
> > >
> > >
> > > Changes since 2.6.13-rc5-mm1:
> > > [...]
> > > +gregkh-driver-sysfs-strip_leading_trailing_whitespace.patch
> > > [...]
> >
> >
> > it broke loading of firmware for me.(dmesg was flooded with
> > "firmware_loading_store: unexpected value (0)")
> >
> > firmware.agent uses echo so there is a trailing newline. If i changes
> > firmware.agent to uses echo -n it works correctly.
> >
> > Is this a bug or the correct behaviour ?
>
> Somewhere there is a mistake in the white space processing code of the
> firmware driver. Before this patch we had inconsistent handling of
> whitespace and sysfs attributes. This patch forces it to be consistent
> and will shake out all of the places in the drivers where it is
> handled wrong. Sysfs attributes are now stripped of leading and
> trailing white space before being handed to the device driver.

ok, i found it. If i do echo 1, it will read '1\n', will
remove the '\n' and send '1' to ops->store.
Then it will re-read '\n' and send '' to ops->store.
And it will loop...

Maybe sysfs should return the old count instead of ops->store ?
>
> Fbdev sysfs attributes are also broken for white space handling and
> need to be fixed. Overall the patch should be correct and it is the
> drivers that are broken.
>
Regards,

Benoit Boissinot

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