Re: Status of driver core struct device changes?

From: Louis Garcia II
Date: Sat Aug 12 2006 - 00:38:06 EST

On Fri, 2006-08-11 at 17:59 -0700, Greg KH wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 11, 2006 at 05:49:29PM -0400, Louis Garcia II wrote:
> > A couple of months ago greg kh started work toward allowing everything
> > to be a struct device in the sysfs device tree. How is this progressing?
> Quite well. But next time you might want to CC: me as I almost missed
> this message.
> > Any time frame when we will have a simplified driver core api?
> It's getting there. If you look in -mm there are a lot of subsystems
> already converted over, along with a lot of patches from andrew that
> revert these changes due to udev issues.
> I'm working on fixing up the udev issues so that the kernel work is not
> held up. That's a bit slower going as it requires me to install a lot
> of different distros...
> thanks,
> greg k-h

How about block devices? Will it be moved to /sys/class or is that abi
set in stone?


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