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authorJohannes Berg <johannes@sipsolutions.net>2008-07-10 11:16:47 +0200
committerJohn W. Linville <linville@tuxdriver.com>2008-07-14 14:52:57 -0400
commit22bb1be4d271961846cd0889b0f8d671db773080 (patch)
tree1445ed5ca6981bf90751b177555b3a95ddbb2e29 /net/wireless/Kconfig
parent1411f9b531f0a910cd1c85a337737c1e6ffbae6a (diff)
downloadlinux-22bb1be4d271961846cd0889b0f8d671db773080.tar.gz
wext: make sysfs bits optional and deprecate them
The /sys/class/net/*/wireless/ direcory is, as far as I know, not used by anyone. Additionally, the same data is available via wext ioctls. Hence the sysfs files are pretty much useless. This patch makes them optional and schedules them for removal. Signed-off-by: Johannes Berg <johannes@sipsolutions.net> Cc: Jean Tourrilhes <jt@hpl.hp.com> Signed-off-by: John W. Linville <linville@tuxdriver.com>
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diff --git a/net/wireless/Kconfig b/net/wireless/Kconfig
index 79270903bda..ab015c62d56 100644
--- a/net/wireless/Kconfig
+++ b/net/wireless/Kconfig
@@ -29,3 +29,14 @@ config WIRELESS_EXT
Say N (if you can) unless you know you need wireless
extensions for external modules.
+
+config WIRELESS_EXT_SYSFS
+ bool "Wireless extensions sysfs files"
+ default y
+ depends on WIRELESS_EXT && SYSFS
+ help
+ This option enables the deprecated wireless statistics
+ files in /sys/class/net/*/wireless/. The same information
+ is available via the ioctls as well.
+
+ Say Y if you have programs using it (we don't know of any).