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SubjectRe: concerns about sysfs_ops

On 13 Jan 2003, Louis Zhuang wrote:

> Dear Mochel,
> I found you removed off/count params in new sysfs_ops functions. That's
> good change for show functions, but for store function, if you don't
> give the len of data, the chained xxx_store function has to assume
> or/and guess how long the data is. This might be a potential issue. So I
> suggest you add 'size_t count' in store function of sysfs_ops.
> include/linux/sysfs.h: 1.21 1.22 louis 03/01/13 18:39:41 (modified,
> needs delta)
> @@ -18,7 +18,7 @@
> struct sysfs_ops {
> ssize_t (*show)(struct kobject *, struct attribute *,char *);
> - ssize_t (*store)(struct kobject *,struct attribute *,const char *);
> + ssize_t (*store)(struct kobject *,struct attribute *,const char *,
> size_t count);
> };

I agree, and Linus pointed out that obvious flaw in the interface when I
sent it to him on Friday. I'll fixing that, and should up in his tree
later today..


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