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From: ebiederm@xmission.com (Eric W. Biederman)
To: Greg KH <gregkh@suse.de>
Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	Linux Containers <containers@lists.osdl.org>,
	linux-fsdevel@vger.kernel.org, Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/2] Implement shadow directory support for device classes.
Date: Wed, 24 Jan 2007 13:28:22 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <m1y7nsyxsp.fsf@ebiederm.dsl.xmission.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20070124195017.GA27315@suse.de> (Greg KH's message of "Wed, 24 Jan 2007 11:50:17 -0800")

Greg KH <gregkh@suse.de> writes:

> On Wed, Jan 24, 2007 at 12:37:19PM -0700, Eric W. Biederman wrote:
>> 
>> Modify the device class code so that normal manipulations work
>> in the presence of shadow directories.  Some of the shadow directory
>> support still needs to be implemented in the implementation of the
>> class but these modifications are sufficient to make that simple.
>
> This is a nice idea, but I'm working to get rid of 'struct class_device'
> from the tree.  Network devices have already been converted, the patch
> is in the -mm tree, I'm working on some firewire fixes before pushing it
> to Linus.
>
> So, I think you want to do this work for 'struct device' too, as that is
> what will be the real user of this code.

Sure.  That shouldn't be too hard.

Is any of that work in Dave Millers' networking tree?

I'm just trying to figure out where your work is, relative to the rest of
the networking stack.

I have a lot of networking infrastructure I need to touch.

Eric

  reply	other threads:[~2007-01-24 20:29 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-01-24 19:35 [PATCH 1/2] sysfs: Shadow directory support Eric W. Biederman
2007-01-24 19:37 ` [PATCH 2/2] Implement shadow directory support for device classes Eric W. Biederman
2007-01-24 19:50   ` Greg KH
2007-01-24 20:28     ` Eric W. Biederman [this message]
2007-01-24 21:28       ` Greg KH
2007-01-25  2:43         ` Eric W. Biederman

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