Re: [RFE PATCH 2/2] rtc, add write functionality to sysfs

From: Prarit Bhargava
Date: Fri Feb 22 2013 - 15:55:26 EST

On 02/22/2013 03:43 PM, John Stultz wrote:
> On 02/14/2013 09:02 AM, Prarit Bhargava wrote:
>> /sys/class/rtc/rtcX/date and /sys/class/rtc/rtcX/time currently have
>> read-only access. This patch introduces write functionality which will
>> set the rtc time.
>> Usage: echo YYYY-MM-DD > /sys/class/rtc/rtcX/date
>> echo HH:MM:SS > /sys/class/rtc/rtcX/time
> Why do we want to add a new interface here?


I'm not adding a new interface. The current date/time interface only handles
read and I'm introducing write.

Sorry -- maybe my description was too short ...


> thanks
> -john
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