Renaming of devices in 2.6.31

Michael 'Mickey' Lauer mickey at
Mon Nov 23 00:40:20 CET 2009

Am Montag, den 23.11.2009, 00:23 +0100 schrieb Lars-Peter Clausen:
> > "Matter" is relative. It's about being able to rely on what the
> > kerneprovides to userland or not. The effect is that with this
> > attitude userland is forced to introduce more files that have to be
> >  handmaintained whenever the chique of the day requires another
> > renaming.
> >
> > I would understand it if there were any technical necessities for
> > that, but just because you can or blindly following specs does not
> > make it a strong point to me.
> Uhm... In case you missed the pattern: "*::vibrator"

Ah, right, I can just rewrite everything to use suffixes and crawl
through the whole sysfs on startup to catch up with this renaming dance.



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