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    SubjectRe: The use of KOBJ_NAME_LEN
    On Dec 4, 2007 2:50 PM, Robert P. J. Day <rpjday@crashcourse.ca> wrote:
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    > On Tue, 4 Dec 2007, Dave Young wrote:
    >
    > > Hi,
    > > Does the KOBJ_NAME_LEN really means the limit of kobject name length? seems not . And if it's true, is the KOBJ_NAME_LEN of 20 enough to use?
    > >
    > > In the kobject_set_name, the limit is 1024. Looks like either the comment or the code should be updated.
    > >
    > > /**
    > > * kobject_set_name - Set the name of an object
    > > * @kobj: object.
    > > * @fmt: format string used to build the name
    > > *
    > > * If strlen(name) >= KOBJ_NAME_LEN, then use a dynamically allocated
    > > * string that @kobj->k_name points to. Otherwise, use the static
    > > * @kobj->name array.
    > > */
    >
    > the comment seems fairly clear -- if the name is sufficiently short,
    > it's stored in the static array. if not, then it's stored in
    > dynamically allocated space.

    Yes, It's clear, but it is not the topic I talk about.
    Please look at the KOBJ_NAME_LEN macro usage.

    >
    > rday
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    > Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA
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