Re: [PATCH 001/001] CHAR DRIVERS: a simple device to give daemons a/sys-like interface

From: Greg Kroah-Hartman
Date: Fri Aug 02 2013 - 22:34:36 EST

On Fri, Aug 02, 2013 at 06:19:19PM -0700, Bob Smith wrote:
> This character device can give daemons an interface similar to
> the kernel's /sys and /proc interfaces. It is a nice way to
> give user space drivers real device nodes in /dev.

Why not just use the cuse interface instead? How does this differ from
that /dev node interaction?

And how does this have anything to do with /sys? I can't see any sysfs
interaction in the code, or am I missing it?


greg k-h
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