Re: New IDX in linux/connector.h ?

From: Jerome Arbez-Gindre
Date: Wed Jul 23 2008 - 09:45:25 EST

Hi Evgeniy,

>> Would it be possible to declare in linux/connector.h an IDX for the
>> BB, without any restriction on the VAL the BB could use?
> Sure.
> VAL (which is 'value' of course) is a private 'offset' inside given
> index (IDX), so when you register single IDX all corresponding VALs
> belong to the same user.

I meant:

diff --git a/include/linux/connector.h b/include/linux/connector.h
index 96a89d3..361996c 100644
--- a/include/linux/connector.h
+++ b/include/linux/connector.h
@@ -38,6 +38,7 @@
#define CN_W1_VAL 0x1
#define CN_IDX_V86D 0x4
#define CN_VAL_V86D_UVESAFB 0x1
+#define CN_IDX_BB 0x5


> I even wanted to have private indexes, i.e. those which are supposed to
> be used by out-of-the-tree code, and no in-kernel users would ever touch
> this numbers.

So which numbers am I suppose to use ... taking account that BB will
probably stay for a long time out-of-the-tree ?


Jerome Arbez-Gindre
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