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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 32/36] driver core: Introduce device_move(): move a device to a new parent.
    On Sun, Dec 03, 2006 at 05:26:03PM +0100, Marcel Holtmann wrote:
    > Hi Greg,
    > > 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 (DEVPATH_OLD) in addition to the usual values. For this, a new
    > > interface kobject_uevent_env() is created that allows to add further
    > > environmental data to the uevent at the kobject layer.
    > has this one been tested? I don't get it working. I always get an EINVAL
    > when trying to move the TTY device of a Bluetooth RFCOMM link around.

    I relied on Cornelia to test this. I think some s390 patches depend on
    this change, right?

    > And shouldn't device_move(dev, NULL) re-attach it to the virtual device
    > tree instead of failing?

    Yes, that would be good to have.


    greg k-h
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