Michael Krufky wrote:
> On Sat, Dec 5, 2009 at 12:30 PM, Mauro Carvalho Chehab
> <mche...@infradead.org> wrote:
>> Michael Krufky wrote:
>>> On Fri, Dec 4, 2009 at 3:02 PM, VDR User <user....@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> I have stated that I like Manu's proposal, but I would prefer that the
>>> get_property (s2api) interface were used, because it totally provides
>>> an interface that is sufficient for this feature.
>>> Manu and I agree that these values should all be read at once.
>>> I think we all (except Mauro) agree that the behavior within the
>>> driver should fetch all statistics at once and return it to userspace
>>> as a single structure with all the information as it all relates to
>>> each other.
>> You're contradicting yourself: by using S2API, the userspace API won't
>> be using a single structure, since S2API will break them into pairs of
>> attributes/values.
> Incorrect.  Userspace would issue a get_property call and kernelspace
> would return a block of key/value pairs.

If userspace does a call with space for just one key/value pair, where do
you expect to store the other key/value pairs?

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