Re: [patch] Move led attributes out of device name and into sysfs attributes, was Re: LED devices

From: Henrique de Moraes Holschuh
Date: Sun Jun 10 2007 - 21:58:18 EST

Hi Richard!

On Sun, 10 Jun 2007, Richard Hughes wrote:

> On Sun, 2007-06-10 at 12:11 +0200, Pavel Machek wrote:
> > Can we keep the original naming? spitz:disk is as unique as led02, and
> > it is _way_ easier to use.
> > Come on, I want to use the led subsystem from the scripts...
> I don't see a problem with spitz_disk, which is just as easy to use in
> scripts.

It is the old problem with mV in battery_level_mV. How do you know for sure
what is the designator, and what is the unit (or in this case, color)? You
could take the last _[^_]+, but what if there is no unit/color? etc.

There is a BIIIIG thread about it (or more than one, actually) in the
archives, and I don't recall a consensus being reached.

"One disk to rule them all, One disk to find them. One disk to bring
them all and in the darkness grind them. In the Land of Redmond
where the shadows lie." -- The Silicon Valley Tarot
Henrique Holschuh
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