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SubjectRe: [PATCH] tty: Add sysfs symlink for console name->tty device
On 02/28/2014 07:35 PM, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 26, 2014 at 09:40:51AM -0500, Peter Hurley wrote:
>> Enable a user-space process to discover the underlying tty device
>> for a console, if one exists, and when the tty device is later
>> created or destroyed.
>
> What userspace code has been tested with this change?

Every existing distro + personal copies going back 42 versions.
No breakage. ;)

>> Add sysfs symlinks for registered consoles to their respective
>> devices in [sys/class,sys/devices/virtual]/tty/console.
>> Scan consoles at tty device (un)registration to handle deferred
>> console<->device (un)binding.
>
> I don't understand, what does userspace now look like in sysfs? Do we
> need Documentation/ABI/ updates here?
>
> And David has fixed up his original patch, which doesn't break plymouth,
> and I'll be taking that, so I don't see why this patch is needed.

Ok. I tried.

Regards,
Peter Hurley



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