Bug #33

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[software] support for different versions of sysfs

Added by Mikhail Yakshin 2942 days ago. Updated 1510 days ago.

Status:New Start:11/26/2009
Priority:Normal Due date:
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Target version:2.1

Description

Current software module implementation heavily relies on some interfaces inside sysfs. However, sysfs has several versions, and software modules uses v2, but current Linux distros start shipping kernels that support sysfs-v3 only.

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Current proposal is to replace all calls to sysfs with equivalent udevadm info or udevinfo invocations.

History

Updated by Mikhail Yakshin 1510 days ago

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  • Status changed from Assigned to New
  • Assigned to deleted (Sergey Matveev)
  • Target version changed from 1.4 to 2.1

Needs to be checked whether it's still relevant, and, if it is, should be done in 2.1.

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