Re: [PATCH] i2c: i801: Register optional lis3lv02d i2c device on Dell machines

From: Valdis . Kletnieks
Date: Wed Dec 28 2016 - 23:40:09 EST

On Wed, 28 Dec 2016 15:03:02 +0100, Wolfram Sang said:
> > I have absolutely no idea how to you want to achieve calling that
> > i2c_new_device() registration
> > without kernel patches.
> Documentation/i2c/instantiating-devices lists all supported methods.
> Method 4 is userspace instantiation.

I'd be totally OK with userspace doing it, except for the question "How good
will distros be about shipping it"? I don't have any sense of how good Fedora
and Ubuntu and so on will be about making sure the userspace part is already
done for the user.

Anybody got evidence one way or another?

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