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SubjectRe: [PATCH v5 4/5] Extcon: support mutually exclusive relation between cables.
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On Mon, Feb 20, 2012 at 11:27 AM, Mark Brown
<broonie@opensource.wolfsonmicro.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 10, 2012 at 03:40:37PM +0900, MyungJoo Ham wrote:
>
>> +What:                /sys/class/extcon/.../mutually_exclusive
>> +Date:                December 2011
>> +Contact:     MyungJoo Ham <myungjoo.ham@samsung.com>
>> +Description:
>> +             Shows the relations of mutually exclusiveness. For example,
>> +             if the mutually_exclusive array of extcon_dev is
>> +             {0x3, 0x5, 0xC, 0x0}, the, the output is:
>> +             # cat mutually_exclusive
>> +             0x3
>> +             0x5
>> +             0xC
>> +             #
>
> sysfs really isn't supposed to have more than one value per file so this
> should be something like a directory with one array element per file.
> It'd kind of be cheating but the values could be used as the filenames,
> though serial numbers would be more idiomatic.

Hmm.. I'll either use multiple files with a sub-directory or bin-attr
to inhabit the values. Or I'll search for any other convinient way to
express such an array thru sysfs.

Thanks.


Cheers!
MyungJoo.

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MyungJoo Ham, Ph.D.
System S/W Lab,S/W Center, Samsung Electronics
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