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Re: [PATCH] pcictl: simplify its usage
On Thu, 4 Jun 2009, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
With my patch I get this with a simple
But it breaks backward compat, this could easily be fixed by using a
command line flag for the new behavior.
I'm "just a user", but I don't see why you would have to break
compatibility at all. Is there some ambiguity I can't see that would rear
its head if the syntax was just expanded to include both "new" and "old"
(As far as I can see, the pcibus argument has to come before any command
or options, so you could just fall through to newstyle if it's not found.)
pcictl pci0 list -> old: list all on pci0
pcictl [BLANK] list -> new: list all on all
pcictl [BLANK] list -b 1 -> new: list all on pci1
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