Re: Parallel Port Question

Philip Blundell (
Fri, 13 Jun 1997 11:27:04 +0100 (BST)

On Thu, 12 Jun 1997, Steve Wahl wrote:

> Are you suggesting you think this solution is better than adding an
> ioctl to the driver, which (I think) would enahnce portability?

For applications where you need speed yes. I think it would be useful to
provide some way for the parport access functions that are now available
in the kernel to be made usable from user-space, but I'm not sure what the
best way to do this is. Maybe we should create /dev/parport0 and so on.