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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 07/11] sysfs: Implement sysfs_delete_link and sysfs_rename_link
    Benjamin Thery wrote:
    > sysfs: Implement sysfs_delete_link and sysfs_rename_link
    > When removing a symlink sysfs_remove_link does not provide
    > enough information to figure out which tagged directory the symlink
    > falls in. So I need sysfs_delete_link which is passed the target
    > of the symlink to delete.
    > Further half the time when we are removing a symlink the code is
    > actually renaming the symlink but not doing so explicitly because
    > we don't have a symlink rename method. So I have added sysfs_rename_link
    > as well.
    > Both of these functions now have enough information to find a symlink
    > in a tagged directory. The only restriction is that they must be called
    > before the target kobject is renamed or deleted. If they are called
    > later I loose track of which tag the target kobject was marked with
    > and can no longer find the old symlink to remove it.
    > Signed-off-by: Eric W. Biederman <>
    > Signed-off-by: Benjamin Thery <>

    Ugly but given the current interface limitations...

    Acked-by: Tejun Heo <>


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