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    SubjectRe: [PATCH, RFC] sysfs: relay channel buffers as sysfs attributes
    On Mon, Feb 20, 2006 at 12:37:32PM -0500, Mathieu Desnoyers wrote:
    > debugfs seems to offer really too much flexibility for what LTTng needs. It
    > doesn't really have to redefine "new" operations : the poll/ioctl used by LTTng
    > could in fact be integrated into RelayFS and simplify the file reading
    > operation.

    Heh, you don't _have_ to use all of the flexibility in debugfs if you
    don't want to do so. Why not create a simple debugfs wrapper function
    (like the ones already present) to create the file in the format that
    you wish to have it in? I'd be glad to accept such a patch.

    And yes, I think LTT should be using debugfs, as that is exactly what it
    was created for (debugging stuff.)


    greg k-h
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