Changeset 5392

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Timestamp:
11/20/08 19:01:10 (6 years ago)
Author:
khali
Message:

Clarify the requirements of data value masking.

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  • i2c-tools/trunk/tools/i2cset.8

    r5390 r5392  
    4343will be actually written to \fIdata-address\fR. Bits set to 1 in the mask 
    4444are taken from \fIvalue\fR, while bits set to 0 will be read from 
    45 \fIdata-address\fR and thus preserved by the operation. 
     45\fIdata-address\fR and thus preserved by the operation. Please note that 
     46this parameter assumes that the read and write operations for the specified 
     47mode are symmetrical for the device you are accessing. This may or may not 
     48be the case, as neither I2C nor SMBus guarantees this. 
    4649.PP 
    4750There are three required options to i2cset. \fIi2cbus\fR indicates the number