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SubjectRe: [PATCH] driver core: Add the ability to unbind drivers to devices from userspace
On Tue, Jan 01, 2002 at 08:53:39AM +0100, Pavel Machek wrote:
> Hi!
>
> > > > New, simplified version of the sysfs whitespace strip patch...
> > >
> > > Could you tell me why you don't just fail the operation if malformed
> > > input is supplied?
> >
> > Leading/trailing white space should be allowed. For example echo
> > appends '\n' unless you know to use -n. It is easier to fix the kernel
> > than to teach everyone to use -n.
>
> Please, NO! echo -n is the right thing to do, and users will eventually learn.
> We are not going to add such workarounds all over the kernel...

Ahhh, this would be so much easier if people just got used to using
printf instead of echo when doing text output. =)


Regards: David Weinehall
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