rtems_io_lookup_name deprecated?

Sebastian Huber sebastian.huber at embedded-brains.de
Wed Jul 9 06:52:00 UTC 2014

On 2014-07-08 15:49, Marcos Díaz wrote:
> Hi, we are developing a CAN driver for a bsp, and at first, we are
> devloping it in order to use it with the rtems io manager. But for
> this I need to use the function rtems_io_lookup_name which is
> deprecated(it works but it gives a warning message) I've been looking
> and it says to use stat() instead, but stat returns a different
> struct, and I need the major and minors numbers that
> rtems_io_lookup_name returns.

The device number field st_dev in struct stat contains the major and minor number.

> So, why has been that function deprecated? what is the correct way of
> develop a driver like this? thanks!

If you want a low-overhead driver, then you can use also


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