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SubjectRe: [PATCH v8 1/2] leds: core: Introduce LED pattern trigger

> >> I'm still convinced that this will confuse our users and to me it would
> >> be more logical if this denotes the number of times the pattern should
> >> be repeated, with e.g. negative numbers denoting infinite.
> >
> > Sounds reasonable. Let's change this semantics as you propose.
> >
> >> In particular I expect to have to explain why my driver expects that you
> >> write 0 in the file named "repeat" to make it repeat and 1 to make it
> >> not repeat.
> Hm, so there are some cases we need to make clear.
> 1) If negative numbers present infinite, so what's the meaning of number 0?
> 2) What we should show for users if repeat number is negative, just
> show negative numbers or one string "infinite"?

I'd say just -1 is infinite, anything else is error.

And yes, reading it should just display -1.

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