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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/1] LinuxPPS: Pulse per Second support for Linux
Rodolfo Giometti wrote:
> The problem is that sometimes you cannot have a filedescriptor at
> all. Think about a PPS source connected with a CPU's GPIO pin. You
> have no filedes to use and defining one just for a PPS source or for a
> class of PPS sources, I think, is a non sense.

If you have a kernel driver at all, then it makes perfect sense. If you
don't have a kernel driver at all, then it's irrelevant to the
linux-kernel discussion.

> RFC simply doesn't consider the fact that you can have a PPS source
> __without__ a filedes connected with, and a single filedes is
> considered __always__ connected with a single PPS source.

That's the Unix way.


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