[PATCH 1/5] drm: add interface to get drm devices on the system v2

Emil Velikov emil.l.velikov at gmail.com
Fri Aug 14 03:05:18 PDT 2015

On 14 August 2015 at 10:41, Zhou, Jammy <Jammy.Zhou at amd.com> wrote:
>> What is the point in claiming that you have X+Y devices, if the API does not provide any information about Y of them ? It seems very misleading imho.
> I'm not sure if I understand your question correctly.
Easy - replace X with "pci" and Y with "platform/usb" :)

Or in other words:
user: "hey libdrm, how many devices do we have"
libdrm: "hey user, there are 10 devices here."
user: "great, tell me all about them"
libdrm: "sure... well I cannot tell you anything about 3 of them, but
the rest are fine"
user: "why did you stay that they are 10, if there is no info for 3 of them ?"

Fwiw it can be argued either way but I'd suspect that the current
behaviour is not too welcoming.

If people feel for the current behaviour I'kk be ok with it.


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