Re: [GIT PULL] Ambient Light Sensors subsystem

From: Jonathan Cameron
Date: Fri Mar 05 2010 - 05:56:57 EST

On 03/05/10 07:38, Amit Kucheria wrote:
> On 10 Mar 03, Jonathan Cameron wrote:
>>> I was hoping IIO would fill the niche of framework for generic data
>>> acquisition devices, regardless of how fast or slow they are.
>> We are working on it, but unfortunately the 'fast' end of the scale is
>> making it rather complex beast and there is still a fair bit of work
>> to be done before we suggest merging into the main tree. We allow
>> for 'simple' drivers that do have very similar functionality to ALS as
>> proposed. (i.e. they just handle some sysfs interfaces and device
>> registration).
>> I certainly have no objection to taking light sensors back into IIO.
>> (one never moved out!) Obviously I'll want opinions from the individual
> I suspect you are pointing to the tsl2563 driver here. It's rework (iio->als)
> has been languishing in my tasklist for a couple of months now. I haven't had
> time for testing.
> I guess I'll wait some more to see where this discussion goes.
Very wise!
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