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SubjectRe: [patch 0/8] Nesting class_device patches that actually work
On Mon, Oct 17, 2005 at 11:04:35PM -0700, Greg KH wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 17, 2005 at 02:44:30PM -0700, Greg KH wrote:
> > But, if you think we can't break userspace by adding nested class
> > devices just yet, I agree, and can probably just put a symlink in
> > /sys/class/input to the nested devices, which will make everything "just
> > work". I'll try that out later tonight and let you all know how it
> > goes.
>
> Below is a patch that does this for the event portion of input. Good
> news is that the symlink shows up just fine in sysfs. Bad news is that
> even with your previously posted patch, udev dies a horrible death.
>
> And udev dies today with the nested stuff too, so that's not good
> either.

Nevermind, that was due to the kernel oops, not udev.

Kay, your original udev patch works just fine. What I don't see is why
the existing udev release doesn't also work, now that I have the
symlinks set up. I'll try to figure that one out too...

thanks,

greg k-h
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