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    SubjectRe: [RFC] New kobject/kset/ktype documentation and example code
    On Wed, 2007-11-28 at 10:01 +0100, Cornelia Huck wrote:
    > On Tue, 27 Nov 2007 15:02:52 -0800, Greg KH <> wrote:

    > > Among other things, kobject_init() sets the kobject's reference count to
    > > one. Calling kobject_init() is not sufficient, however. Kobject users
    > > must, at a minimum, set the name of the kobject; this is the name that will
    > > be used in sysfs entries.
    > Unless they don't register their kobject. (But they should always set a
    > name anyway to avoid funny debug messages, so it is probably a good
    > idea to call this a "must").

    Yeah, we should require it. And kobject_cleanup() needs to be called to
    free the allocated name, if the object is not already added and needs to
    be deleted (common in rewinding on error).

    Btw, do you have a good example for unregistered/unnamed kobjects?


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