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From: Greg KH <gregkh@suse.de>
To: Jean Tourrilhes <jt@hpl.hp.com>
Cc: "David S. Miller" <davem@davemloft.net>,
	Linux kernel mailing list <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	netdev@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2.6.20] kobject net ifindex + rename
Date: Wed, 28 Feb 2007 07:36:17 -0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20070228153617.GA5670@suse.de> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20070228012741.GA3988@bougret.hpl.hp.com>

On Tue, Feb 27, 2007 at 05:27:41PM -0800, Jean Tourrilhes wrote:
> diff -u -p linux/drivers/base/class.j1.c linux/drivers/base/class.c
> --- linux/drivers/base/class.j1.c	2007-02-26 18:38:10.000000000 -0800
> +++ linux/drivers/base/class.c	2007-02-27 15:52:37.000000000 -0800
> @@ -841,6 +841,8 @@ int class_device_rename(struct class_dev

This function is not in the 2.6.21-rc2 kernel, so you might want to
rework this patch a bit :)

Also, it's userspace that causes the rename to happen, so it knows it
did it, why should the kernel have to emit a message to tell userspace
again what just happened?

thanks,

greg k-h

  parent reply	other threads:[~2007-02-28 16:41 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 16+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-02-28  1:27 Jean Tourrilhes
2007-02-28  9:16 ` Johannes Berg
2007-02-28 18:51   ` Jean Tourrilhes
2007-02-28 19:03     ` Johannes Berg
2007-02-28  9:34 ` Jarek Poplawski
2007-02-28  9:52   ` Jarek Poplawski
2007-02-28 18:45   ` Jean Tourrilhes
2007-03-01  7:42     ` Jarek Poplawski
2007-03-01 19:27       ` Jean Tourrilhes
2007-03-02  9:18         ` Jarek Poplawski
2007-02-28 15:36 ` Greg KH [this message]
2007-02-28 18:43   ` Jean Tourrilhes
2007-03-01  0:26   ` Jean Tourrilhes
2007-03-01  0:37     ` Johannes Berg
2007-03-01  0:51       ` Jean Tourrilhes
2007-03-01  0:57         ` Johannes Berg

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