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SubjectRe: the userspace side of driverfs
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On Tue, 2002-09-10 at 21:38, Patrick Mochel wrote:
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> On 10 Sep 2002, Nicholas Miell wrote:
>
> > - The "resource" files export resource structs, however the flags member
> > of the struct uses bits that aren't exported by the kernel and are
> > likely to change in the future. Also, some of the flags bits are
> > reserved for use by the bus that the resource lives on, but the bus type
> > isn't specified by the resource file, which requires the app to parse
> > the path name in order to figure out which bus the resource refers to.
>
> The flags bit is a good point, and should probably be removed.
>

You need the flags, otherwise you can't distinguish dma/irq/mmio/ports.
The other flag bits are interesting, too.


- Nicholas

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