[lkml]   [2005]   [Jul]   [6]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
SubjectRe: [patch] kernel sysfs events layer
On Wed, Jul 06, 2005 at 04:02:35PM -0600, Mike Snitzer wrote:
> So this is a blast from the past

Yes it is, why are you trying to argue about GPL issues on lkml?

> but I'd like to understand why kobject_uevent and kbject_uevent_atomic

Because only GPL code should be causing kevents.

> During the evoloution from a separate kevents over netlink (rml, kay,
> arjan) then folding it in to kobject with hotplug (kay, greg kh, etc)
> it went from GPL to not, as listed below in one of kay's early
> patches, back to EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL as it stands today.

I asked that it be put back. Is there a problem with this? Do you have
non-GPL kernel code that wants to use this interface?


greg k-h
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to
More majordomo info at
Please read the FAQ at

 \ /
  Last update: 2005-07-07 00:50    [W:0.095 / U:1.332 seconds]
©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site