Re: [PATCH] rtc: add in ability to push out an existing wakealarmusing sysfs

From: Andrew Morton
Date: Wed May 22 2013 - 17:55:36 EST

On Fri, 10 May 2013 17:53:31 -0700 Bernie Thompson <bhthompson@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> This adds in the ability for the rtc sysfs code to handle += characters
> at the beginning of a wakealarm setting string. This will allow the user to
> attempt to push out an existing wakealarm by a provided amount.
> In the case that the += characters are provided but the alarm is not active
> -EVINVAL is returned.

Well that sounds useful, but I'm not personally in a position to
confidently judge whether it's useful enough to merge the patch. The
changelog doesn't make a compelling case and everybody else has chosen
to sit on their hands.

So I really don't know what to do with this patch.

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