Renaming of devices in 2.6.31

Lars-Peter Clausen lars at
Sun Nov 22 23:43:26 CET 2009

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Joerg Reisenweber wrote:
> [Lars-Peter Clausen So  22. November 2009]:
>> Michael 'Mickey' Lauer wrote:
>>> Am Sonntag, den 22.11.2009, 18:19 +0100 schrieb Lars-Peter
>>> Clausen:
>>>> But: pm-bt is gone anyway pm-gps is gone soon pm-gsm might
>>>> also go away, but if it's not it'll be renamed back.
>>> Is anyone preparing a document for the poor userland folks that
>>>  will get their peripheral control means ripped up side down?
>> Not yet. But once the kernel work has been done and there are no
>> more changes to be expected, I guess there will be detailed
>> information what has changed.
> Great, so let's stop userland development until that day :-(
Why do you want to do that?
> You're aware of ?
Yes. And I think it's pretty confusing.
>>>> gta02-vibrator is called gta02::vibrator. And this will stay.
>>> So gta01 will have a gta02::vibrator, oh well, there's much
>>> worse things in life than not making sense :)
>> No gta01 has gta01::vibrator
I know you can't understand that. But I'm following specs here and
from a userspace perspective it shouldn't matter whether the it's call
neo1973::vibrator gta01::vibrator or ldksaldwaieaz::vibrator

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