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SubjectRe: [RFC PATCH]debugfs:Fix terminology inconsistency of dir name to mount debugfs filesystem.
On Monday 25 May 2009, GeunSik Lim wrote:
> Hi all,
> I want to hear your opinions about this proposal for consistency of
> mount directory to mount debugfs filesystem that need by ftrace
> infrastructure. Um... I appended "RFC" word in the subject because this
> mail is my proposal just.
> commit 1766a83645706100b1829bb422f852ec757c6f4b
> Author: GeunSik,Lim <>
> Date: Tue May 26 13:49:23 2009 +0900
> Fix terminology inconsistency of dir name to mount debugfs filesystem.
> Many developers use "/debug/" directory name to mount debugfs
> filesystem for ftrace according to ./Documentation/tracers/ftrace.txt file.
> But, two directory names(ex:/debug/, /debugfs/) is existed in kernel
> source like ftrace, DRM, Wireless, Network[sky2]files to mount debugfs
> filesystem. I think that we don't have to select either "/debug/" directory
> name or "/debugfs/" directory name for terminology consistency.
> debugfs means debug filesystem for debugging easy to use by greg
> kroah hartman. "/debug/" name is suitable as directory name of debugfs for
> tracing using ftrace like "/sys/" of sysfs(system filesystem). -debugfs
> related reference:
> Fix inconsistency of directory name according to duplicated
> expression to mount debugfs.
> Signed-off-by: GeunSik Lim <>

For the WiMAX part, not really an issue:

Acked-By: Inaky Perez-Gonzalez <>

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