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SubjectRe: [PATCH] x86: sysfs - kill owner field from attribute
On Sat, Oct 18, 2008 at 04:59:39PM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
> On Tue, 9 Sep 2008 19:11:02 -0400 "Parag Warudkar" <parag.lkml@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Tejun's commit 7b595756ec1f49e0049a9e01a1298d53a7faaa15 made sysfs
> > attribute->owner unnecessary.
> > But the field was left in the structure to ease the merge. It's been
> > over a year since that change and it is now time to start killing
> > attribute->owner along with its users - one arch at a time!
> >
> > This patch is attempt #1 to get rid of attribute->owner only for
> > CONFIG_X86_64 or CONFIG_X86_32 .
> > We will deal with other arches later on as and when possible - avr32
> > will be the next since that is something I can test.
> > Compile (make allyesconfig / make allmodconfig / custom config) and boot tested.
> >
> > I would prefer to have this in -mm or one of the other trees for some
> > time before hitting mainline just to make sure there are no issues.
> >
>
> I'm about to send this in to Linus.

Sounds good to me, thanks for doing this.

greg k-h


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