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SubjectRe: [RFC] i2c-tools: i2ctransfer: add new tool
Hi Wolfram,

On Mon, 20 Apr 2015 19:36:38 +0200, Wolfram Sang wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 27, 2015 at 05:16:56PM +0100, Wolfram Sang wrote:
> > This tool allows to construct and concat multiple I2C messages into one
> > single transfer. Its aim is to test I2C master controllers, and so there
> > is no SMBus fallback.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Wolfram Sang <>
> > ---
> >
> > I've been missing such a tool a number of times now, so I finally got around to
> > writing it myself. As with all I2C tools, it can be dangerous, but it can also
> > be very useful when developing. I am not sure if distros should supply it, I'll
> > leave that to Jean's experience. For embedded build systems, I think this
> > should be selectable. It is RFC for now because it needs broader testing and some
> > more beautification. However, I've been using it already to test the i2c_quirk
> > infrastructure and Renesas I2C controllers.
> Jean, my tests went well and so I want to brush it up for inclusion into
> i2c-tools upstream. Any show-stoppers you see from a high-level point of
> view?

I think it is a good idea, just I couldn't find the time to review it,
sorry :(

Jean Delvare
SUSE L3 Support

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