Notifying a user space application

Christian Tröster please.see.sig at
Thu Jul 1 22:33:54 EST 2004

Hi Stefan!

Stefan Nickl schrieb:
 > On Thu, 2004-07-01 at 00:29, Christian Tröster wrote:
 >>I'd like to notify a user space application if an interrupt occurs. I
 >>had no
 >>problems to install a custom signal handler but I am not sure what's
 >>the best
 >>way to notify the application.
 > Mostly a stripped-down ppdev.
Thanks for posting your code. It works perfectly. I only had to change
one line adding an initialization value for the spin lock.

 > /*
 >  * Open the device. It is single-open.
 >  */
 > int wfi_s_count = 0;
 > spinlock_t wfi_s_lock;
spinlock_t wfi_s_lock = SPIN_LOCK_UNLOCKED;

 > static int wfi_open (struct inode *inode, struct file *file)
 > {
 >         file->private_data = &wfi_global;

Bye, Christian

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