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SubjectRe: Status of driver core struct device changes?
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On Sat, 2006-08-12 at 09:14 -0700, Greg KH wrote:
> On Sat, Aug 12, 2006 at 12:34:43AM -0400, Louis Garcia II wrote:
> > On Fri, 2006-08-11 at 17:59 -0700, Greg KH wrote:
> > > On Fri, Aug 11, 2006 at 05:49:29PM -0400, Louis Garcia II wrote:
> > > > A couple of months ago greg kh started work toward allowing everything
> > > > to be a struct device in the sysfs device tree. How is this progressing?
> > >
> > > Quite well. But next time you might want to CC: me as I almost missed
> > > this message.
> > >
> > > > Any time frame when we will have a simplified driver core api?
> > >
> > > It's getting there. If you look in -mm there are a lot of subsystems
> > > already converted over, along with a lot of patches from andrew that
> > > revert these changes due to udev issues.
> > >
> > > I'm working on fixing up the udev issues so that the kernel work is not
> > > held up. That's a bit slower going as it requires me to install a lot
> > > of different distros...
> > >
> > > thanks,
> > >
> > > greg k-h
> >
> > How about block devices? Will it be moved to /sys/class or is that abi
> > set in stone?
>
> Yes, those will also move, but that's a bit lower on my list of things
> to do. Patches to help this out are always welcome.
>
> thanks,
>
> greg k-h

With the new code will their be much difference between /sys/class/
and /sys/devices/? Can one of these go away, preferably /sys/class/?

-Louis

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