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    Subject[PATCH 170/196] Modules: remove unneeded release function
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    Now that kobjects properly clean up their name structures, no matter if
    they have a release function or not, we can drop this empty module
    kobject release function too (it was needed prior to this because of the
    way we handled static kobject names, we based the fact that if a release
    function was present, then we could safely free the name string, now we
    are more smart about things and only free names we have previously set.)

    Cc: Kay Sievers <kay.sievers@vrfy.org>
    Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@suse.de>
    ---
    kernel/params.c | 10 ----------
    1 files changed, 0 insertions(+), 10 deletions(-)

    diff --git a/kernel/params.c b/kernel/params.c
    index 1078b14..b4da950 100644
    --- a/kernel/params.c
    +++ b/kernel/params.c
    @@ -694,18 +694,8 @@ static struct kset_uevent_ops module_uevent_ops = {
    struct kset *module_kset;
    int module_sysfs_initialized;

    -static void module_release(struct kobject *kobj)
    -{
    - /*
    - * Stupid empty release function to allow the memory for the kobject to
    - * be properly cleaned up. This will not need to be present for 2.6.25
    - * with the upcoming kobject core rework.
    - */
    -}
    -
    struct kobj_type module_ktype = {
    .sysfs_ops = &module_sysfs_ops,
    - .release = module_release,
    };

    /*
    --
    1.5.3.8


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