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SubjectRe: [PATCH 06/15] sysfs: Fix locking and factor out sysfs_sd_setattr
On Fri, Nov 20, 2009 at 04:07:11PM -0800, Eric W. Biederman wrote:
> Greg KH <greg@kroah.com> writes:
>
> > On Sat, Nov 07, 2009 at 11:27:04PM -0800, Eric W. Biederman wrote:
> >> From: Eric W. Biederman <ebiederm@xmission.com>
> >>
> >> Cleanly separate the work that is specific to setting the
> >> attributes of a sysfs_dirent from what is needed to update
> >> the attributes of a vfs inode.
> >>
> >> Additionally grab the sysfs_mutex to keep any nasties from
> >> surprising us when updating the sysfs_dirent.
> >>
> >> Acked-by: Tejun Heo <tj@kernel.org>
> >> Signed-off-by: Eric W. Biederman <ebiederm@aristanetworks.com>
> >
> > Due to the extended attr work for sysfs that went into Linus's tree
> > recently, this patch doesn't apply at all anymore.
>
> It looks like the issue is the a trivial context conflict with
> sysfs-mark-a-locally-only-used-function-static.patch

Ah, sorry about that, I should have noticed that, I was looking for a
much harder problem :(

I'll go queue these up in a bit.

thanks,

greg k-h


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