daniel.baluta at gmail.com
Thu May 19 15:11:01 EDT 2011
2011/5/19 Ezequiel García <elezegarcia at yahoo.com.ar>
> Thanks Dave for your answer. I guess the same question has been answered several times before. For the interest reader, I've found these:
> I have a remaining question, though. In the lwn article I read this:
> "The ioctl() system call has long been out of favor among the kernel developers, who see it as a completely uncontrolled entry point into the kernel".
> Is this pointing that ioctl() is planning to get removed from the kernel ? In that case what's the currently preferred mechanism for giving 'control commands' to device drivers ?
I would bet for 'sysfs'.
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