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    SubjectRe: [PATCHSET] Sysfs cleanups from Eric W. Biederman
    On Mon, 20 Aug 2007 21:36:29 +0900,
    Tejun Heo <htejun@gmail.com> wrote:

    > Hello, all.
    >
    > This is subset of Eric W. Biederman's "Sysfs cleanups & tagged
    > directory support" patchset[1] with the following modifications.
    >
    > * fix-i_mutex-locking-in-sysfs_get_dentry patch is added at the top
    > and #14-Don_t-use-lookup_one_len_kern and
    > #15-vfs-Remove-lookup_one_len_kern are dropped. This is because #14
    > contained had a bug where it might created dentry/inode for an
    > already deleted sysfs_dirent. I think it's benefitial to keep
    > single lookup path.
    >
    > * Rewrote simplify-sysfs_get_dentry patch and
    > #08-Implement-__sysfs_get_dentry,
    > #09-Move-sysfs_get_dentry-below-__sysfs_get_dentry and
    > #10-Rewrite-sysfs_get_dentry-in-terms-of-__sysfs_get_dentry are
    > omitted as __sysfs_get_dentry() isn't used by anyone.
    >
    > * #16, 19-25 are omitted as it isn't clear yet how the tagged entry
    > support will end up.
    >
    > * readdir simplification fixed.
    >
    > * sysfs_mutex double locking fixed.
    >
    > The patchset is on top of the current -gregkh.

    Survives some casual testing (including moving devices). Patches look
    sane to me at a cursory glance as well (sorry, don't have much time at
    the moment).
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