lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2001]   [May]   [21]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
Date
From
SubjectRe: [RFD w/info-PATCH] device arguments from lookup, partion code
On Mon, May 21, 2001 at 06:13:18PM -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> Nope. You can (and people do, quite often) share filps. So you can't
> associate state with it.

For _devices_, though? I don't expect my mouse to work if gpm and xfree
both try to consume device events from the same filp. Heck, it doesn't
even work when they try to consume events from the same inode :-) I think
this is a reasonable restriction for the class of devices in question.

--
Revolutions do not require corporate support.
-
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: 2005-03-22 12:53    [W:0.475 / U:9.248 seconds]
©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site