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SubjectRe: [PATCH 22/24] sysfs: Make sysfs_rename_link atomic
Tejun Heo <> writes:

> Eric W. Biederman wrote:
>> From: Eric W. Biederman <>
>> Use the existing sysfs_rename to make sysfs_rename_link an atomic
>> operation that does less work. While I am at add additional sanity
>> checking to ensure it is a symlink I am renaming.
>> Acked-by: Kay Sievers <>
>> Signed-off-by: Eric W. Biederman <>
> It would be really nice to merge or group this together with the first
> three patches. Other than that,

Perfection is the enemy of the good on that one. That just convolutes
things unnecessarily, makes the patches harder to review, and requires
additional testing.

I much prefer to work in a tree without rewinding.

> Acked-by: Tejun Heo <>
> --
> tejun

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