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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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