Gilles Chanteperdrix wrote:
> Jan Kiszka wrote:
>> Gilles Chanteperdrix wrote:
>>> Jan Kiszka wrote:
>>>> Gilles Chanteperdrix wrote:
>>>>> Jan Kiszka wrote:
>>>>>> The following changes since commit 
>>>>>> 113ea4d56e8b215cb56ae7673013163ea5a5987d:
>>>>>>   Gilles Chanteperdrix (1):
>>>>>>         switchtest: increase stack sizes
>>>>>> are available in the git repository at:
>>>>>>   git:// for-upstream
>>>>>> This is the first of likely three rounds of patches for 2.5.x. It mostly
>>>>>> deals with introducing rtdm_rt_capable to replace the
>>>>>> __xn_exec_conforming marks of RTDM syscalls and with deprecating RT
>>>>>> open/socket/close for RTDM devices. The latter affects quite a few
>>>>>> devices in our tree, so I'm CC'ing the maintainers to check if they see
>>>>>> any problems in dropping RT creation/closure at this point.
>>>>>> Besides some smaller fixes and an irqbench refactoring, this series also
>>>>>> contains a solution for the confusions about incompatible rttest<n>
>>>>>> devices. It simply avoids collisions be using different device names for
>>>>>> the different device subclasses.
>>>>> switchtest already used another solution for that problem: the different
>>>>> devices use different ioctls. So, IMO we already had a solution for that
>>>>> issue.
>>>> Look at the diffstat of switchtest. I wanted to fix the issue for the
>>>> rest without replicating code.
>>> I would agree with you for patches in xenomai-head. But in that case,
>>> this is an ABI breakage.
>> It's internal testing stuff.
>> If you think anyone out there may have written his own back- or
>> front-end, I could make all test devices additionally register under the
>> old rttest<n> as well. I just don't think it's worth the effort.
> No, the point is anyone out there with a 2.5.0 user-space Xenomai should
> be able to run it with Xenomai 2.5.3. So, there should be at least a
> Kconfig option to keep the old names.

OK, that's fine. Will add a switch to register devices with the old
names instead.


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