Re: Generic battery interface

From: Pavel Machek
Date: Wed Aug 02 2006 - 15:49:09 EST


> > Actually I do not see "hwmon infrastructure" to exist. Every driver
> > just uses sysfs directly. I'm not sure that the best option --
> > "input-like" infrastructure can make drivers even shorter -- but
> > perhaps just directly using sysfs is best for simple task like a battery?
> >
> > Jean, any ideas?
> I guess we never felt any need for an "infrastructure", else we would
> have created it. I have no idea what the "input infrastructure" looks
> like so I can't compare. If you have something to propose which would
> refactor some code amongst the hardware monitoring drivers or would
> otherwise makes thing better, speak up :)

I'm not sure if it is practical for hwmon, but having
report_voltage(x,y) is probably easier than coding sysfs stuff by
(cesky, pictures)
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