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Subject[RFC] bind/unbind uevent
Hi,

There is currently no generic trigger for userspace to know when a driver
is bound to a device. Such a trigger may be required in cases where setup
steps must be performed in userspace after the device is bound, e.g.
because the driver adds sysfs attributes in its probe function.

I can imagine 3 possible ways to solve this problem:
* add a bus specific change event (triggered by BUS_NOTIFY_BOUND_DRIVER)
- this may result in duplicated code for each bus
* dissable autoprobing and "manually" probe the device from userspace
triggered by the add event - this duplicates logic already implemented
in the kernel
* add a generic bind/unbind uevent

Which one is preferred from a driver core perspective?

Regards,
Sebastian


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