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SubjectRe: [patch] Move led attributes out of device name and into sysfs attributes, was Re: LED devices
On Sun, 2007-06-24 at 22:06 -0700, Greg KH wrote:
> On Sat, Jun 09, 2007 at 10:25:16AM +0100, Richard Purdie wrote:
> > Anyhow, time to stop pretending I have any choice in this ;-). I will
> > have the LED class use random numbers for busids and add a name
> > attribute unless anyone else voices an opinion.
> Thank you, I really appreciate it, and so does the people who write the
> tools that parse sysfs (like HAL.)

There were some other opinions voiced including one from the person who
started this discussion.

So no, the people who write the tools that parse sysfs (like HAL.) don't
appreciate this.

People who write tools that parse sysfs like shell scripts don't
appreciate it either, as I illustrated.

You've yet to give any technical reason why we can't have meaningful
busids rather than random numbers. Your entire argument seems to be that
its wrong because its a bit different and nobody else does it...


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