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SubjectRe: [PATCH 34/54] Driver Core: add kobj_attribute handling
On Fri,  2 Nov 2007 16:59:12 -0700,
Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@suse.de> wrote:

> From: Kay Sievers <kay.sievers@vrfy.org>
>
> Add kobj_sysfs_ops to replace subsys_sysfs_ops. There is no
> need for special kset operations, we want to be able to use
> simple attribute operations at any kobject, not only ksets.
>
> The whole concept of any default sysfs attribute operations
> will go away with the upcoming removal of subsys_sysfs_ops.
>
> Signed-off-by: Kay Sievers <kay.sievers@vrfy.org>
> Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@suse.de>
> ---
> include/linux/kobject.h | 10 ++++++++++
> lib/kobject.c | 29 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> 2 files changed, 39 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)

How about adding some simple wrappers around the new kobj_attribute
structure? This makes the layering clearer.

Signed-off-by: Cornelia Huck <cornelia.huck@de.ibm.com>
---
include/linux/kobject.h | 7 ++++++-
lib/kobject.c | 22 ++++++++++++++++++++++
2 files changed, 28 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
Index: linux-2.6/include/linux/kobject.h
===================================================================
--- linux-2.6.orig/include/linux/kobject.h 2007-11-05 11:12:49.000000000 +0100
+++ linux-2.6/include/linux/kobject.h 2007-11-05 13:24:55.000000000 +0100
@@ -126,7 +126,12 @@ struct kobj_attribute {
ssize_t (*store)(struct kobject *kobj, struct kobj_attribute *attr,
const char *buf, size_t count);
};
-
+#define KOBJ_ATTR(_name,_mode,_show,_store) \
+ struct kobj_attribute kobj_attr_##_name = \
+ __ATTR(_name,_mode,_show,_store)
+extern int __must_check kobject_create_file(struct kobject *,
+ struct kobj_attribute *);
+extern void kobject_remove_file(struct kobject *,struct kobj_attribute *);
extern struct sysfs_ops kobj_sysfs_ops;

/**
Index: linux-2.6/lib/kobject.c
===================================================================
--- linux-2.6.orig/lib/kobject.c 2007-11-05 11:12:49.000000000 +0100
+++ linux-2.6/lib/kobject.c 2007-11-05 13:36:45.000000000 +0100
@@ -577,6 +577,28 @@ struct sysfs_ops kobj_sysfs_ops = {
.store = kobj_attr_store,
};

+/**
+ * kobject_create_file() - create an attribute file for a kobject
+ * @kobj: kobject the attribute is created for
+ * @attr: attribute to be created
+ */
+int kobject_create_file(struct kobject *kobj, struct kobj_attribute *attr)
+{
+ return sysfs_create_file(kobj, &attr->attr);
+}
+EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(kobject_create_file);
+
+/**
+ * kobject_remove_file() - remove an attribute file from a kobject
+ * @kobj: kobject the attribute is removed from
+ * @attr: attribute to be removed
+ */
+void kobject_remove_file(struct kobject *kobj, struct kobj_attribute *attr)
+{
+ sysfs_remove_file(kobj, &attr->attr);
+}
+EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(kobject_remove_file);
+
static void dir_release(struct kobject *kobj)
{
kfree(kobj);
-
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