Re; MTD (2) Block Driver broken
joern at wohnheim.fh-wedel.de
Mon Mar 7 17:42:38 EST 2005
On Mon, 7 March 2005 22:20:38 +0000, Gareth Bult wrote:
> > The old driver also got the interface wrong. In your example, with
> > just a single device to use, it doesn't matter. But once you deal
> > with several devices, the old variant really sucks. That is why I
> > changed it (and why I renamed the driver).
> If you were to change the parameter name back to "device", it would be
> compatible with the old driver. (pretty much) Hence you'd not need to
> change the name (?)
That would work for 99% of all users - those that only use a single
device and no other parameters like erase size. For the remaining 1%,
I don't want to break anything, so the different name should remain.
What I could do is introduce a new config option, like
CONFIG_RENAME_BLOCK2MTD_TO_BLKMTD. With the option set, the driver
also accepts the "device" parameter and the kernel module is renamed.
Would this work for you?
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