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    SubjectRe: gpiolib: add names file in gpio chip sysfs.
    On Tue, Aug 04, 2009 at 04:43:39PM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
    > On Mon, 03 Aug 2009 17:55:36 +0100
    > ben@fluff.org wrote:
    > >
    >
    > Did you mean the commit to have an author of ben@fluff.org? I assumed
    > not and rewrote it to
    >
    > Ben Dooks <ben@simtec.co.uk>
    >
    > If you indeed want a different Author: and Signed-off-by: line then
    > please indicate that explicitly by putting a From: line at the top of
    > the changelog.

    sorry, occasionally whilst using quilt mail I get this wrong.

    > As your MUA didn't fill in the real-name part of the From: address,
    > it's nice to provide a From: line in the changelog so the patch
    > receiver doesn't have to type it in.
    >
    > > Add a 'names' file to the sysfs entries for each chip to show which
    > > have names.
    >
    > Why?

    To export this information to the user. That was the only reason.

    --
    Ben

    Q: What's a light-year?
    A: One-third less calories than a regular year.



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