Re: [PATCH] Drop second arg of unregister_chrdev()

From: Jonathan Corbet
Date: Wed Aug 16 2006 - 11:39:38 EST

Rolf Eike Beer <eike-kernel@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> > Might this, instead, be an opportunity to get rid of the internal
> > register_chrdev() and unregister_chrdev() calls in favor of the cdev
> > interface?
> In this case I would suggest to add documentation to this functions first to
> get people the chance to actually know how to use them.

Good point. My article ( has been
somewhat overtaken by time, though I do think that the discussion in
LDD3 is still applicable. I'll see what I can do about that side of

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