LED devices

Richard Purdie rpurdie at openedhand.com
Fri Jun 1 07:55:04 PDT 2007

On Fri, 2007-06-01 at 16:49 +0200, Kay Sievers wrote:
> No, that day is now. :) Just convert the led-class to "struct device",
> it is currently using the deprecated class_device-interface. You will
> get the devices in /sys/devices for free then.
> If the driver that requests the led device, specifies a parent for the
> device (which the led class hopefully already allows), the led
> device-directory will show up in /sys/devices instead of /sys/class,
> like almost all other class devices already do today. 
> The devpath of the led device would contain all parents that belong to
> the device, like Johannes pointed out, this sort of information is
> absolutely needed in HAL to get the correct dependency in the device
> tree.
> So, it's not another day, it's now. :)

I've already agreed to this elsewhere in the past and I haven't
forgotten. I just need to find the time to do it and then test the
result. I will convert the backlight class at the same time.



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