Re: [patch] rio500 devfs support

From: Gregory T. Norris (
Date: Mon Jun 25 2001 - 06:43:36 EST

Ok, back to the original version then. Thanx!

On Mon, Jun 25, 2001 at 12:16:51AM -0600, Richard Gooch wrote:
> No, it's a bad idea to test the error from devfs_register() unless you
> *really* have a good reason. Most people who think they have a good
> reason actually don't, they're just confused :-)
> The reason you don't want to test the return value is that way the
> driver works fine with CONFIG_DEVFS=n. Otherwise, you have a driver
> that doesn't work with devfs, or you have to put ugly #ifdef's in the
> code.
> Regards,
> Richard....
> Permanent:
> Current:

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