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    SubjectRe: [RFC] Simple userspace interface for PCI drivers
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    On Tue, 2006-08-29 at 23:23 -0700, Greg KH wrote:
    > So, here's the code. I think it does a bit too much all at once, but it
    > is an example of how this can be done. This is working today in some
    > industrial environments, successfully handling hardware controls of very
    > large and scary machines. So it is possible to use this interface to
    > successfully build your own laser wielding robot, all from userspace,
    > allowing you to keep your special-secret-how-to-control-the-laser
    > algorithm closed source if you so desire.
    >
    > In looking at the proposed kevent interface, I think a few things in
    > this proposed interface can be dropped in favor of using kevents
    > instead, but I haven't looked at the latest version of that code to make
    > sure of this.

    Yeah, that makes sense.

    > And the name is a bit ackward, anyone have a better suggestion?
    >
    > Thomas has also promised to come up with some userspace code that uses
    > this interface to show how to use it, but seems to have forgotten.
    > Consider this a reminder :)

    Yup. I pinged the customer again to get the "non-secret" :) parts
    published.

    tglx


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