[PATCH 13/15] staging: comedi: comedi_bond: handle base channel for insn_bits

Ian Abbott abbotti at mev.co.uk
Tue Aug 27 10:24:28 UTC 2013

On 2013-08-23 16:01, HartleyS at visionengravers.com wrote:
> Ian,
> I have not had a chance to look this series over yet but I had an off topic
> comment about kcomedilib.
> Is it too late to rename the exports from that driver? It would be a lot
> clearer if the "core" exports were prefixed with "comedi_" and the
> exports provided to the kernel by kcomedilib where prefixed differently,
> maybe as "kcomedi_" or even "komedi_".
> Right now I think the only driver using kcomedilib is the comedi_bond driver.

I like to think of kcomedilib as an extended offshoot of the comedi 
core.  At one time it was used heavily by RTAI (www.rtai.org) 
applications running at kernel level, but now it has been stripped down 
to the bare minimum and is only currently used to support the 
comedi_bond driver.  Because it was originally a kernel-level equivalent 
of the user-space comedilib library, the function names were chosen to 

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