Re: [PATCH v2 2/2] pci: Support "removable" attribute for PCI devices

From: Rafael J. Wysocki
Date: Thu Apr 29 2021 - 05:58:09 EST

On Thu, Apr 29, 2021 at 11:03 AM Oliver Neukum <oneukum@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Am Mittwoch, den 28.04.2021, 14:21 +0200 schrieb Rafael J. Wysocki:
> > In principle, in the wake of Thunderbolt every PCI driver handling
> > PCIe devices needs to be able to deal with a device that's gone away
> > without notice, because in principle any PCIe device can be included
> > into a Thunderbolt docking station which may go away as a whole
> > without notice.
> Yes, but we are dealing with what we export to user space, don't we?

Right, so it would be good to know why exporting this information to
user space is desired.