Seems like it will have lots of very EC-specific stuff, so sure, we can add to ACPICA.
Make sure any OS-dependent stuff is modularized.
From: Moore, Robert
Sent: Friday, August 27, 2010 2:36 PM
To: 'Thomas Renninger'
Subject: RE: [Devel] Can a userspace tool to read the Embedded Controller
get added to acpica sources?
OK, we'll take a look
>From: devel-bounces(a)acpica.org [mailto:email@example.com] On Behalf
>Of Thomas Renninger
>Sent: Friday, August 27, 2010 6:31 AM
>Subject: [Devel] Can a userspace tool to read the Embedded Controller get
>added to acpica sources?
>next kernel will have EC read/write support.
>A userspace tool is needed to make use of the interface.
>As the Embedded Controller is tightly bound to ACPI
>(devel/debugging/testing), the best package this tool would fit in is
>A new package is not worth it, if not accepted I'd still package
>this together with acpica.rpm. But if it gets included, there is some
>guarantee that this binary shows up in the same way on different
>Thus it would be great if this code:
>Could get integrated into the acpica repository.
>Not sure where this best could fit into if accepted, possibly:
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