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SubjectRe: [Patch -mm 2/2] driver core: Introduce device_move(): move a device to a new parent.
On Thu, 2006-11-16 at 15:42 +0100, Cornelia Huck wrote:
> From: Cornelia Huck <>
> Provide a function device_move() to move a device to a new parent device. Add
> auxilliary functions kobject_move() and sysfs_move_dir().
> kobject_move() generates a new uevent of type KOBJ_MOVE, containing the
> previous path (OLD_DEVPATH) in addition to the usual values.

> + sprintf(devpath_string, "OLD_DEVPATH=%s", devpath);

I think it's easier to understand, if the variable starts with the same
string as original name. I prefer DEVPATH_OLD.

> +void kobject_uevent_extended(struct kobject *kobj, enum kobject_action action,
> + const char *string)

I think we should pass an array of env vars here instead of a single
string - you never know ... :) The function could probably be named
kobject_uevent_env() then.


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