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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] INPUT: add MODALIAS to the event environment
    On Sat, Jan 14, 2006 at 06:15:14PM +0500, Alexander E. Patrakov wrote:
    > Kay Sievers wrote:
    > >On Sat, Jan 14, 2006 at 10:14:00AM +0500, Alexander E. Patrakov wrote:
    > >>Greg KH wrote:
    > >>
    > >>>[PATCH] INPUT: add MODALIAS to the event environment
    > >>>
    > >>>input: add MODALIAS to the event environment
    > >>>
    > >>Could you please tell me sample modaliases for a number of "common"
    > >>devices (like a PS/2 mouse)?
    > >>
    > >>I ask because earlier (namely, in
    > >>http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/gregkh/gregkh-2.6/old/gregkh-all-2.6.15.patch)
    > >>such modaliases contained commas (",") and comma is not a "trusted"
    > >>character in Udev (see replace_untrusted_chars() in udev_utils_string.c).
    > >>Thus, such modaliases were mangled and didn't work.
    > >
    > >Only if you read it with $sysfs{modalias}, it's available in $env{MODALIAS}
    > >and does not get mangled there, right? If you have problems with that,
    > >let us know and we will fix it.
    > >
    > >
    > With the old gregkh-all-2.6.15.patch, I have:
    >
    > sh-3.1# cat /sys/class/input/input1/modalias
    > input:b0011v0002p0004e0000-e0,1,2,k110,111,112,113,114,r0,1,8,amlsfw

    > i.e., there is the "modalias" file in sysfs but no $MODALIAS in the
    > environment. Is this the problem that your patch solves (note: I haven't
    > tried it yet)?

    Well, you could have read the mail's subject, before posting.

    Kay
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