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SubjectRe: [PATCH] added sysdev attribute to sysdev show/store methods - for linux-2.6.13.4
On Thu, Oct 20, 2005 at 05:42:50PM -0700, Jonathan Mayer wrote:
> > It is a good idea, if someone needs access to that attribute
> > information. But for now, no one does. When they do, I'll be glad to
> > accept the patch.
>
> Hi Greg,
>
> My only concern, then, is that by the time somebody needs this patch,
> the set of sysdev objects will have grown, requiring a big patch
> instead of a small one.

So? That's not a big deal, split it into more pieces. That's what was
done when people did the same for the device attributes.

> I would also argue that even existing sysdev objects could be
> rewritten and cleaned up slightly (remove proliferation of methods) by
> using the attribute.

Now that would be a justification for accepting the patch, and is why I
took it for the device attributes.

> If you like, I could try doing that and submit it as part of this patch...

That would be fine.

thanks,

greg k-h
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