Re: [PARPORT] parport driver

Tim Waugh (
Fri, 17 Apr 1998 21:44:09 +0100 (BST)

On Thu, 16 Apr 1998, Riccardo Facchetti wrote:

> Okay. I have ignored all the problems with port status, port sharing et
> all. Boh ... we can even write something like ParportSelect() for what it
> is worth doing so.

Oh, that reminds me. I don't know if you've looked at ppuser, but it's an
implementation for /dev/parport0.

The current interface feels a little clunky to me, and probably it could
make use of the interface you described.

There could be a "setup" ioctl to define what exactly read/write does
(currently it's only parport_read/write_fifo_block).

I'm unsure about whether having that would be justified. Thoughts,


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