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SubjectRe: [PATCH] read() from driverfs files can read more bytes
Hi!

> Ok, I agree with your argument concerning read().
>
> Concerning reading/writing from offsets, it's up to the drivers for them
> to either support it or not. In the files I've done so far, I return 0 if
> show() is called with an offset. Which will give different results if you
> read byte-by-byte or an entire chunk.
>
> It makes the callbacks simpler, but it is not technically correct.

[snip solution]

Why not just say those files are character devices? It is okay for
character device to behave like crazy ;-).
Pavel
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