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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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