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SubjectRe: [GIT PULL] SCSI postmerge patches for 2.6.38 merge window
On 01/15/2011 01:25 PM, Bart Van Assche wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 14, 2011 at 7:40 PM, James Bottomley
> <James.Bottomley@suse.de> wrote:
>>
>> This is a set of three patches I've been carrying that had a
>> dependencies on pieces of the block tree (which went in yesterday).
>> It's been rebased to go cleanly on top of current git head (and elimnate
>> some of the merge cruft of creating a postmerge tree). All of the
>> patches have been in Linux-next for several weeks.
>>
>> The two sd/sr patches are just completion of the media events
>> infrastructure which was in the block tree. The main chunk is the
>> addition of the LIO in-kernel target infrastructure which is one of the
>> two competing target infrastructures which have been out of tree for
>> several years now. Thanks to quite a lot of effort (particularly from
>> Christoph Hellwig) cleaning it up, I think it's ready for mainline
>> inclusion. This piece is just the target infrastructure; we'll begin
>> adding the in-kernel drivers and the migration hooks for STGT (our
>> original user land target driver) over the next merge window.
>>
>> The patch is available here:
>>
>> master.kernel.org:/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/jejb/scsi-post-merge-2.6.git
>>
>> The short changelog is:
>>
>> Nicholas Bellinger (1):
>> target: Add LIO target core v4.0.0-rc6
>> [ ... ]
>
> As anyone can see in the source file drivers/target/target_core_mib.c
> this patch adds a significant number of new files to procfs. I thought
> that this was considered unacceptable since a long time ? Has anything
> changed ?
>
> See also http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=blob;f=drivers/target/target_core_mib.c.

Nothing has changed WRT procfs, and you are correct.

But it's in now. Submit a patch to fix this particular crapola! :)

Jeff




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