Re: [PATCH 0/2] power: Refactor device level sysfs.
From: Ravi Chandra Sadineni
Date: Tue Jul 23 2019 - 13:26:02 EST
Thanks Rafael. I will abandon this patch set and try to create a
symlink as you suggested.
On Tue, Jul 23, 2019 at 10:02 AM Rafael J. Wysocki <rafael@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 23, 2019 at 6:57 PM Ravi Chandra Sadineni
> <ravisadineni@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Hi Greg,
> > https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/11045069/ seems to create a virtual
> > device under wakeup class with the same name as the actual device. I
> > don't see a way to reliably map these virtual devices to the actual
> > device sysfs node. For example if we have to know if a particular
> > input device has triggered a wake event, we have to look for a virtual
> > device under /sys/class/wakeup with the same name. I am afraid that
> > depending just on the name might be too risky as there can be multiple
> > devices under different buses with the same name. Am I missing
> > something?
> There can be a symlink (say "wakeup_source") from under the actual
> device to the virtual wakeup one associated with it.
> Then we can advise everybody to use the symlink for the stats and
> deprecate the stats attributes under the actual device going forward.
> I have a plan to cut a patch to add such a symlink, but you can try to
> beat me to that if you want.
> > On Tue, Jul 23, 2019 at 12:44 AM Rafael J. Wysocki <rafael@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > >
> > > On Tue, Jul 23, 2019 at 12:33 AM Ravi Chandra Sadineni
> > > <ravisadineni@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > > >
> > > > wakeup_abort_count and wakeup_count attributes print the
> > > > same (wakeup_count) variable. Thus this patchset removes the
> > > > duplicate wakeup_abort_count sysfs attribute. This patchset also
> > > > exposes event_count as a sysfs attribute.
> > > >
> > > > Ravi Chandra Sadineni (2):
> > > > power: sysfs: Remove wakeup_abort_count attribute.
> > > > power:sysfs: Expose device wakeup_event_count.
> > >
> > > I don't think you need this at all, because
> > > https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/11045069/ is exposing what you need
> > > already.
> > >
> > > Thanks!