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SubjectRe: [PATCH 8/19]: SCST SYSFS interface implementation
On Sat, Nov 13, 2010 at 03:59:38PM -0800, Greg KH wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 13, 2010 at 08:20:18PM +0300, Vladislav Bolkhovitin wrote:
> > So, I decided to reimplement it to be completely synchronous. SYSFS
> > authors did really great job and thanks to the excellent internal SYSFS
> > design and implementation it is absolutely safe. See:
> >
> > [root@tgt ~]# modprobe scst
> > [root@tgt ~]# cd /sys/kernel/scst_tgt/
>
> Sorry, but no, you can't put this in /sys/kernel/ without getting the
> approval of the sysfs maintainer.
>
> I really don't understand why you are using kobjects in the first place,
> why isn't this in the main device tree in the kernel, using 'struct
> device'?
>

It is my understanding that Vlad is able to reflect the topology by
manipulating sysfs objects there.

> In the end, I guess it really doesn't matter as this code isn't getting
> merged so I shouldn't worry about it, right?
>

This is quite unfortunate as I still have not seen the public comparison
of the 2 implementations and the lists of benefits and shortfalls for
both of them.

--
Dmitry


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