On Wed, Mar 26, 2008 at 1:34 AM, Mark Lord <lkml@rtr....> wrote:
> Greg KH wrote:
> > On Tue, Mar 25, 2008 at 01:37:03PM -0400, Mark Lord wrote:
> >> Perhaps Greg will chime in.
> > I've been waiting to see if sanity will take hold of anyone here.
> So have we. sysfs is a total nightmare to extract information from
> under program / script control. The idea presented in this thread,
> is to have it cross-index the contents with a method that actually
> makes it easy to access in many common scenarios, without requiring
> huge gobs of code in user space. Or in kernel space.
> And it's not just a few 10s of lines of code currently,
> but rather about 80-100 lines just to find the correct device subdir,
> and *then* a few more 10s of lines of code to retrieve the value.