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1	What:		/sys/devices
2	Date:		February 2006
3	Contact:	Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
4	Description:
5			The /sys/devices tree contains a snapshot of the
6			internal state of the kernel device tree.  Devices will
7			be added and removed dynamically as the machine runs,
8			and between different kernel versions, the layout of the
9			devices within this tree will change.
10	
11			Please do not rely on the format of this tree because of
12			this.  If a program wishes to find different things in
13			the tree, please use the /sys/class structure and rely
14			on the symlinks there to point to the proper location
15			within the /sys/devices tree of the individual devices.
16			Or rely on the uevent messages to notify programs of
17			devices being added and removed from this tree to find
18			the location of those devices.
19	
20			Note that sometimes not all devices along the directory
21			chain will have emitted uevent messages, so userspace
22			programs must be able to handle such occurrences.
23	
24	Users:
25		udev <linux-hotplug-devel@lists.sourceforge.net>
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