Re: Flaw in the driver-model implementation of attributes
Patrick Mochel (email@example.com)
Mon, 16 Jun 2003 13:49:09 -0700 (PDT)
> This doesn't provide any really good place to put device attributes that
> are owned by the driver. They can't go in
> because the driver doesn't own the device. They can't go in
> because they aren't attributes of the _driver_, they're attributes of the
> _device_. And they certainly aren't class attributes.
> So where would you put them? You'd have to create another subdirectory of
> owned by the driver. No really good name for this subdirectory spings
> to mind, and it's still kind of awkward. But doable.
What is wrong with putting them in
? The driver owns that object. And, if it is device-specific feature, then
it is likely related to what class the device belongs to, and is therefore
relevant for that directory.
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