lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2007]   [Aug]   [17]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
    /
    Date
    From
    SubjectRe: [linux-usb-devel] why was MODALIAS removed from usb kernel events? [u]
    On Fri, 17 Aug 2007, Andreas Jellinghaus [c] wrote:

    > http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commitdiff;h=9f8b17e643fe6aa505629658445849397bda4e4f
    >
    > removes MODALIAS from one of the events, this breaks user space applications
    > like openct - everything that depends on getting an event that has both the
    > DEVICE= path to the usb device and any information on the interface, so it
    > can check if the device is something it supports (in case of openct:
    > smart card reader, i.e. bInterfaceClass 0b).

    There is no MODALIAS for these events because there are no drivers for
    the devices they report. Perhaps you should be looking at
    usb_if_uevent() in drivers/usb/core/message.c instead. Is the problem
    that this routine doesn't set DEVICE, BUSNUM, or DEVNUM?

    Alan Stern

    -
    To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
    the body of a message to majordomo@vger.kernel.org
    More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html
    Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/

    \
     
     \ /
      Last update: 2007-08-17 16:59    [W:0.022 / U:0.184 seconds]
    ©2003-2016 Jasper Spaans. hosted at Digital OceanAdvertise on this site