Re: [patch 1/2] Touchscreen support for sharp sl-5500

From: Pavel Machek
Date: Mon Jul 25 2005 - 17:11:13 EST


> > > The problem is that the parent doesn't actually know how many
> > > devices to create nor what to call them, and they're logically
> > > indistinguishable from each other so there's no logical naming
> > > system.
> >
> > Then we should probably not try to force them into driver model. Have
> > parent device register struct device and when sub-drivers register
> > they could attach class devices (like input devices) directly to the
> > "main" device thus hiding presence of sub-sections of the chip from
> > sysfs completely. My point is that we should not be using
> > class_interface here - its purpose is diferent.
> If you look at _my_ version, you'll notice that it doesn't use the
> class interface stuff. A previous version of it did, and this seems
> to be what the collie stuff is based upon.
> What I suggest is that the collie folk need to update their driver
> to my version so that we don't have two different forks of the same

Yep, will do, and sorry for the confusion.
teflon -- maybe it is a trademark, but it should not be.
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