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SubjectRe: [PATCH] NFC: Driver for Inside Secure MicroRead NFC chip
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On Mon, Jun 6, 2011 at 3:22 PM, Pavan Savoy <pavan_savoy@sify.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 31, 2011 at 9:30 AM, Samuel Ortiz <sameo@linux.intel.com> wrote:
>> On Thu, Mar 31, 2011 at 06:24:50PM +0300, Waldemar.Rymarkiewicz@tieto.com wrote:
>>> Hi Samuel,
>>>
>>> >That's the Bluetooth approach, and it works just fine as well.
>>> >However, the netlink option for sending commands and receiving
>>> >answers to/from a subsystem sounds more appropriate, at least to me.
>>>
>>> I haven't used netlink in practice, so just wondering why netlink. I assume, then, it's more suitable :)
>>>
>> Have a look at the wireless nl80211.c implementation. It's a good example for
>> that sort of usage.
>
> So, why was the network interface 'ala eth0 or the netlink interface dropped?
> I saw these patches recently "NFC: add nfc subsystem core" - which
> seem to add just the device /dev/nfc - am I correct ?
> Or missing something ?

Yes apparently I did miss a whole of patches in the series.
So, for anyone who is interested on the list - this is the proposed
architecture,

http://code.openbossa.org/?p=nfc/linux-nfc.git;a=blob;f=Documentation/networking/nfc.txt;h=e17ac191ca958235db99da23786c46c4c60082e9;hb=f8d3349352063626240ad1c1a15e2361dab81ef4

>> Cheers,
>> Samuel.
>>
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