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From: Kay Sievers <kay.sievers <at> vrfy.org>
Subject: Re: can't seem to ignore a battery
Newsgroups: gmane.linux.hotplug.devel
Date: Friday 13th November 2009 02:01:09 UTC (over 7 years ago)
On Thu, Nov 12, 2009 at 17:50, David Zeuthen  wrote:
> On Thu, 2009-11-12 at 11:06 -0500, Paul Fox wrote:
>> i'm hoping someone can explain why my rule containing an
>> "ignore_device" option for a power_supply device seems to be
>> ignored.  some sample output from udevadm test, and udevadm are
>> available here:  http://pastie.org/695548
>
> Like last_rule (which we covered a few weeks ago), things like
> ignore_device probably needs to go (although I haven't thought much
> about it and I don't know why it was added - probably a broken driver I
> guess). Trying to hide or ignore events at the udev level is just wrong
> on a number of levels.

Yeah, that's the same issue as last_rule. It's really wrong to show
stuff in sysfs which gets enumerated, but to try to suppress such
events at device creation time. All we get from stuff like this is
that the real bugs will not get fixed properly. I'll go and remove
this option.

Kay
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