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SubjectRe: [PATCHSET 3/4] sysfs: divorce sysfs from kobject and driver model
On Fri, Oct 05, 2007 at 06:44:04AM -0600, Eric W. Biederman wrote:
> Greg KH <greg@kroah.com> writes:
>
> > I would be interested in seeing what your patches look like.
>
> Sure.
>
> > I don't
> > think that we should take any more sysfs changes for 2.6.24 as we do
> > have a lot of them right now, and I don't think that Tejun and I agree
> > on the future direction of the outstanding ones just yet.
>
> Sounds reasonable.
>
> > But I don't think that your multiple-mount patches could make it into
> > .24, unless .23 is still weeks away.
>
> Well I have posted them all earlier. At this point I it makes most
> sense to wait until after the big merge happen and every rebases on
> top of that. Then everyone will have network namespace support and
> it is easier to look through all of the patches. Especially since
> it looks like the merge window will open any day now.
>
> I will quickly recap the essence of what I am looking at:
> On directories of interest I tag all of their directory
> entries with which namespace they belong to. On a mount
> of sysfs I remember which namespace we were in when we
> mounted sysfs. The I filter readdir and lookup based upon
> the namespace I captured at mount time. I do my best
> to generalize it so that the logic can work for different
> namespaces.

Ok, I have no objection to that. Let's wait for 2.6.24 to settle down
:)

thanks,

greg k-h
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