System software concall minutes - 2006-12-19

Mitch Bradley wmb at firmworks.com
Wed Dec 20 13:50:19 EST 2006



Carl-Daniel Hailfinger wrote:
> Hi,
>
> Mitch Bradley wrote:
>   
>> Mitch:
>>  Code for device tree via /proc nearly ready
>>     
>
> Are you sure that you want to introduce new files in /proc which are
> not process-related? You will never get such a change merged upstream.
>   
I'm not sure of anything when it comes to Linux these days.  It seems 
like everything is a political football.
> What speaks against /sys for that purpose?
>
>   
The intention was to do /sys at some point, but we had a /proc example 
in the PowerPC arch to use as a model.



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