Re: [PATCH v10] mmc : general purpose partition support.

From: S, Venkatraman
Date: Tue Oct 04 2011 - 14:27:41 EST

On Tue, Oct 4, 2011 at 11:55 PM, Chris Ball <cjb@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi,
> On Tue, Oct 04 2011, S, Venkatraman wrote:
>> Stupid question - This will affect all MMC instances, right ? Doesn't
>> this constitute a ABI breakage for user space scripts ?
> As I understand it, these partitions were simply not accessible before
> this patch:  we're not renaming mmcblkNpY to anything else, we're adding
> support for mmcblkNgpY partitions, which are part of the "MMC General
> Purpose Partition" spec, and are partitioned separately and not
> currently available to userspace.
> So, I don't see what would constitute breakage.  Does that clear it up?
It does - thanks !!
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