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SubjectRe: UBI/DVB ioctl conflict?
Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> On Monday 08 December 2008, Artem Bityutskiy wrote:
>> On Mon, 2008-12-08 at 10:41 +0100, Laurent Pinchart wrote:
>>> Correct me if I'm wrong, but doesn't this only matters for devices that would
>>> implement both the UBI and DVB API on the same inode ? That would be quite
>>> unlikely.
>> Yeah, I guess. But this anyway makes sense to keep ioctls
>> non-overlapping.
> We try hard (but sometimes fail) to keep every ioctl number unique.
> The reason for this is that the device drivers are not the only
> pieces of code that look at them. Specifically, three other things
> frequently cause problems here:

Thanks for the reply. Do you know the status of the
Documentation/ioctl/ioctl-number.txt file - it does not seem to be up-to-date.
Should I document add UBI ioctls there?

Best Regards,
Artem Bityutskiy (Артём Битюцкий)
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