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SubjectRe: [PATCH/rfc] schedule /sys/device/.../power for removal
On Pá 12-05-06 03:11:51, Andrew Morton wrote:
> Pavel Machek <pavel@ucw.cz> wrote:
> >
> > It is very ugly, and we really should use names instead.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Pavel Machek <pavel@suse.cz>
> >
> > diff --git a/Documentation/feature-removal-schedule.txt b/Documentation/feature-removal-schedule.txt
> > index 421bcff..dfcfc47 100644
> > --- a/Documentation/feature-removal-schedule.txt
> > +++ b/Documentation/feature-removal-schedule.txt
> > @@ -6,6 +6,16 @@ be removed from this file.
> >
> > ---------------------------
> >
> > +What: /sys/device/.../power
> > +When: July 2007
> > +Files:
> > +Why: Because it takes integers, and different userland applications
> > + expect different numbers to mean different things.
> > + (Pcmcia expect 2 for off, some other code expects 3 for off).
> > +Who: Pavel Machek <pavel@suse.cz>
> > +
> > +---------------------------
>
> What will be impacted by this?

Some obscure place PCMCIA utils, IIRC. There was one more user, but I
do not remember who it was. Plus there may be few people doing echo
manually.
Pavel
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