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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Replace pcihpfs with sysfs.
On Thu, Jan 30, 2003 at 11:21:54AM +0800, Stanley Wang wrote:
> On Wed, 22 Jan 2003, Greg KH wrote:
>
> > > diff -Nru a/drivers/hotplug/cpci_hotplug_core.c b/drivers/hotplug/cpci_hotplug_core.c
> > > --- a/drivers/hotplug/cpci_hotplug_core.c Wed Jan 22 09:30:20 2003
> > > +++ b/drivers/hotplug/cpci_hotplug_core.c Wed Jan 22 09:30:20 2003
> > > @@ -130,7 +130,7 @@
> > > return -EINVAL;
> > > memcpy(&info, hotplug_slot->info, sizeof(struct hotplug_slot_info));
> > > info.latch_status = value;
> > > - return pci_hp_change_slot_info(hotplug_slot->name, &info);
> > > + return 0;
> >
> > We really need to keep this functionality. Unfortunatly sysfs doesn't
> > support that yet. I'd keep the call to pci_hp_change_slot_info() around
> > to point out that this needs to be fixed in sysfs.
> Sorry for my carelessness. I found that we could implement this function
> with sysfs. Following the patch against my last patch. And I will resend a
> new updated all-in-one patch to you.

No, this patch does not update the proper file within sysfs, only the
directory entry, which isn't what we really want. I just sent off the
following patch to Pat Mochel that adds sysfs_update_file() to sysfs,
and modified the pci hotplug core to use it. I've already applied your
previous patches, so you don't have to resend anything to me :)

thanks,

greg k-h


# sysfs: add sysfs_update_file() function.

diff -Nru a/fs/sysfs/inode.c b/fs/sysfs/inode.c
--- a/fs/sysfs/inode.c Wed Jan 29 14:05:17 2003
+++ b/fs/sysfs/inode.c Wed Jan 29 14:05:17 2003
@@ -37,6 +37,7 @@
#include <linux/backing-dev.h>
#include <linux/kobject.h>
#include <linux/mount.h>
+#include <linux/dnotify.h>
#include <asm/uaccess.h>

/* Random magic number */
@@ -714,6 +715,46 @@
dput(victim);
}
up(&dir->d_inode->i_sem);
+}
+
+/**
+ * sysfs_update_file - update the modified timestamp on an object attribute.
+ * @kobj: object we're acting for.
+ * @attr: attribute descriptor.
+ *
+ * Also call dnotify for the dentry, which lots of userspace programs
+ * use.
+ */
+int sysfs_update_file(struct kobject * kobj, struct attribute * attr)
+{
+ struct dentry * dir = kobj->dentry;
+ struct dentry * victim;
+ int res = -ENOENT;
+
+ down(&dir->d_inode->i_sem);
+ victim = get_dentry(dir, attr->name);
+ if (!IS_ERR(victim)) {
+ /* make sure dentry is really there */
+ if (victim->d_inode &&
+ (victim->d_parent->d_inode == dir->d_inode)) {
+ victim->d_inode->i_mtime = CURRENT_TIME;
+ dnotify_parent(victim, DN_MODIFY);
+
+ /**
+ * Drop reference from initial get_dentry().
+ */
+ dput(victim);
+ res = 0;
+ }
+
+ /**
+ * Drop the reference acquired from get_dentry() above.
+ */
+ dput(victim);
+ }
+ up(&dir->d_inode->i_sem);
+
+ return res;
}


diff -Nru a/include/linux/sysfs.h b/include/linux/sysfs.h
--- a/include/linux/sysfs.h Wed Jan 29 14:05:17 2003
+++ b/include/linux/sysfs.h Wed Jan 29 14:05:17 2003
@@ -30,6 +30,9 @@
extern int
sysfs_create_file(struct kobject *, struct attribute *);

+extern int
+sysfs_update_file(struct kobject *, struct attribute *);
+
extern void
sysfs_remove_file(struct kobject *, struct attribute *);

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