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Subject[BK PATCH] Driver Core patches for 2.6.10-rc1
Hi,

Here are a few minot driver core changes for 2.6.10-rc1 that were laying
around and didn't make it in the last big batch of merges. Most of
these have been in the -mm tree for a while now.

No, they don't include the backing store sysfs patches, I'll get to
those next week. I'll be in the same building as Maneesh, so I know
he'll be hounding me about them... :)

Oh, and these patches will cause the wait_for_sysfs program in udev to
start spiting out a lot more warnings. It's not a bug in the kernel,
it's a userspace issue. I'll get that fixed up in the next udev
release.

Please pull from:
bk://kernel.bkbits.net/gregkh/linux/driver-2.6

thanks,

greg k-h

p.s. I'll send these as patches in response to this email to lkml for
those who want to see them.


drivers/base/bus.c | 4 +--
drivers/base/class.c | 4 +--
drivers/base/core.c | 2 -
drivers/base/cpu.c | 2 +
drivers/firmware/efivars.c | 2 -
drivers/pci/hotplug/pci_hotplug_core.c | 2 -
fs/char_dev.c | 4 +--
fs/sysfs/dir.c | 2 -
include/linux/kobject_uevent.h | 1
kernel/cpu.c | 35 ----------------------------
kernel/module.c | 2 -
lib/Kconfig.debug | 7 +++++
lib/Makefile | 7 ++++-
lib/kobject.c | 4 ---
lib/kobject_uevent.c | 40 ++++++++++++++++++++-------------
15 files changed, 53 insertions(+), 65 deletions(-)
-----

Andrew Morton:
o kobject_uevent warning fix
o kobject_hotplug: permit no hotplug_ops

Anil Keshavamurthy:
o remove cpu_run_sbin_hotplug()

Greg Kroah-Hartman:
o hotplug: prevent skips in sequence number from happening
o kobject: add CONFIG_DEBUG_KOBJECT

Stephen Hemminger:
o avoid problems with kobject_set_name and name with %
o cdev: protect against buggy drivers

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