Re: [PATCH 0/11 v3] Generic Watchdog Timer Driver

From: Wim Van Sebroeck
Date: Fri Jul 22 2011 - 15:39:05 EST

Hi Wolfram,

> Status update: I incorporated your comments and Lars-Peter Clausen's comments and
> created V4. The changes since V3 are:
> * removed overdocumentation
> * removed return -ENOTTY after switch (cmd) because we have the default allready
> * s/sent/send/
> * I'd suggest to swap the logic here (branch taken on error)
> * no_llseek removal squashed into patch 1
> * provide getter/setter methods for driver specific data so that we can easily do the conversion towards the device driver model
> * removed parent because this would change when we will start using the device driver model

* Changed CONFIG_WATCHDOG_CORE from tristate to bool
* Added Docbook documentation for include:linuw/watchdog.h

* Fix watchdog_unregister_device so that it returns an error if /dev/watchdog is still open.

Kind regards,

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