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SubjectRe: debugfs helper for decimal challenged
On Wed, Aug 01, 2007 at 05:52:58PM -0400, Robin Getz wrote:
> Greg:
>
> For those of us who forget that when bits 21 and bit 31 in a hardware
> register exposed with debugfs, I should see 2149580800 when I cat it (vs
> 0x80200000), any objections to providing a hex output interface to the
> debugfs?
>
> Since the input side already takes decimal & hex, I don't think this is a big
> change:
>
> DEFINE_SIMPLE_ATTRIBUTE(fops_x16, debugfs_u16_get, debugfs_u16_set, "0x%04llx\n");
>
> struct dentry *debugfs_create_x16(const char *name, mode_t mode,
> struct dentry *parent, u16 *value)
> {
> return debugfs_create_file(name, mode, parent, value, &fops_x16);
> }
>
> DEFINE_SIMPLE_ATTRIBUTE(fops_x32, debugfs_u32_get, debugfs_u32_set, "0x%08llx\n");
>
> struct dentry *debugfs_create_x32(const char *name, mode_t mode,
> struct dentry *parent, u32 *value)
> {
> return debugfs_create_file(name, mode, parent, value, &fops_x32);
> }
>
> If this is OK - I will send a real patch.

That sounds good to me, feel free to send a real patch.

thanks,

greg k-h
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