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SubjectRe: [PATCH v6 1/5] Extcon (external connector): import Android's switch class and modify.
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On Fri, Mar 9, 2012 at 9:41 PM, Mark Brown
<broonie@opensource.wolfsonmicro.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 27, 2012 at 09:15:35PM +0900, MyungJoo Ham wrote:
>
>> +#ifdef CONFIG_ANDROID
>> +             extcon_class = class_create(THIS_MODULE, "switch");
>> +#else /* !CONFIG_ANDROID */
>> +             extcon_class = class_create(THIS_MODULE, "extcon");
>> +#endif /* CONFIG_ANDROID */
>
> This seems somewhat sad - if ANDROID is turned on the standard ABI
> vanishes.  It'd be much nicer to do this with a symlink (or with
> symlinks within the android directory if the driver core doesn't support
> that).  That way userspace code can be written to the new ABI and will
> work on Android systems without ifdefery.

Yes, this was the itching part.

I'll first look into creating symlinks (either /sys/class/switch -->
/sys/class/extcon or /sys/class/switch/* --> /sys/class/extcon/*).
However, I think this symbolic links are better created selectively w/
CONFIG_ANDROID.

Thanks.


Cheers!
MyungJoo.

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MyungJoo Ham, Ph.D.
Mobile Software Platform Lab, DMC Business, Samsung Electronics
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