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SubjectRe: [PATCH] rtc subsystem, use ENOIOCTLCMD where appropriate
Ingo Oeser wrote:
> Hi Hans Peter,
>
> H. Peter Anvin wrote
>> ENOIOCTLCMD is right here, *except* in the very last hunk, because
>> it's a request to the upper layers to emulate the operation:
>
> So would a patch like this be welcome and clear this up?
>
> diff --git a/include/linux/errno.h b/include/linux/errno.h
> index d90b80f..d33ae4b 100644
> --- a/include/linux/errno.h
> +++ b/include/linux/errno.h
> @@ -9,7 +9,7 @@
> #define ERESTARTSYS 512
> #define ERESTARTNOINTR 513
> #define ERESTARTNOHAND 514 /* restart if no handler.. */
> -#define ENOIOCTLCMD 515 /* No ioctl command */
> +#define ENOIOCTLCMD 515 /* No ioctl command, upper layer please emulate or pass ENOTTY to user space */
> #define ERESTART_RESTARTBLOCK 516 /* restart by calling sys_restart_syscall */
>
> /* Defined for the NFSv3 protocol */
>

Sure, if people feel it's necessary.

-hpa
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