Re: [PATCH] Add the LED burst trigger

From: Geert Uytterhoeven
Date: Sat Dec 28 2013 - 13:52:38 EST

On Sat, Dec 28, 2013 at 11:16 AM, Pavel Machek <pavel@xxxxxx> wrote:
>> Good idea.
>> I have finished but I'll change it to this way soon and test it in next some days.
>> What the idea about the character to indicate stop?
>> I mean this patten maybe indicate just once maybe indicate repeatedly until the next patten.
>> What about "/"?
>> If there is a "/" at end then stop it else repeat it?
> Actually, I'd put a do_repeat attribute somewhere instead of using
> magic character for automatic repeats.
> And while " " for pause and "#" for light would work. Maybe we chould
> do "\0" for pause and "\177" for light... and interpret everything
> between as an intensity. That will make it useful for LEDs with
> variable intensites, too...

Sysfs is meant to be human-readable/writable, so please use plain ASCII
numbers in strings instead.



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