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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 00/23] counter: cleanups and device lifetime fixes
On 12/27/21 10:45 AM, Uwe Kleine-König wrote:
> [...]
> - I wonder why counter is a bus and not a class device type. There is
> no driver that would ever bind a counter device, is there? So
> /sys/bus/counter/driver is always empty.
There used to be a time when GKH said that we do not want new driver
classes. And all new subsystems should use bus since bus is a superset
of class. This restriction has been eased since then.

But it was around when the IIO subsystem was merged and since the
counter subsystem originated from the IIO subsystem I assume it just
copied this.

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