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If you are working in Linux in command line interface may it be server administration or embedded linux development, you
It was during the time when the star wars in 2016 was released, I got an idea, it was something
If you are developing application which depends of hardware which is not available yet, then SPI interface can be hard to support in emulator and in such situation virtual SPI can be very handy.Now lets get in to detail on the implementation.Basically everything is file in Linux, files, devices etc with exception to network interfaces. So the SPI device what the driver creates is also a file. The file operations such as open, read, write, close can be performed in a normal file, in spi device file you can also perform ioctl operation. So what we need is to emulate these operation on a file from the other side. The best way to emulate these file operation is to use a virtual file system and I found FUSE to be very ideal for this.