[Nouveau] [lm-sensors] hwmon API update
guenter.roeck at ericsson.com
Thu Mar 3 16:59:00 PST 2011
On Thu, Mar 03, 2011 at 06:53:12PM -0500, Martin Peres wrote:
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> >>> Guenter
> >> This is a bigger change than we initially aimed for and I didn't dare to
> >> ask for such a heavy modification, but I'm very happy with this solution
> >> if you prefer and support it this way.
> > If done right, it should be much less invasive than the previous
> > approach - meaning existing drivers would not have to be modified and
> > can be converted as time permits.
> The previous solution already permitted that, but anyway, it's good to
> see you welcome change.
It touched all drivers. It did not move anything out of drivers, forcing drivers
supporting the new functions to support both sysfs _and_ the new functions.
The idea here - at least mine - is to move sysfs attribute management
into core hwmon code.
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