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    SubjectRe: module: sysfs - add 'uevent' file to allow coldplug
    On Thu, Jun 23, 2011 at 13:24, Kay Sievers <> wrote:
    > On Thu, Jun 23, 2011 at 02:27, Rusty Russell <> wrote:
    >> On Wed, 22 Jun 2011 12:17:49 +0200, Kay Sievers <> wrote:
    >>> On Wed, Jun 22, 2011 at 04:00, Rusty Russell <> wrote:
    >>> > Now we've got that sorted, is there a reason why you changed all the
    >>> > signatures rather than just using mod->mkobj in store_uevent()?
    >>> Because we should be able to use the same 'struct module_attribute'
    >>> for built-in modules and for loaded modules at the same time. The
    >>> current 'struct module_attribute' has 'struct module' references, but
    >>> 'struct module' will never exist for built-in modules.
    >>> 'Struct module_kobject' has nice back-pointer to 'struct module', so
    >>> this was the simplest to do, and looks still fine, I thought.
    >> Yes, it's weird.  The only reason it currently works is because we don't
    >> use the mod parameter in param_attr_show and param_attr_store; it's NULL
    >> for built-in modules.
    >> I'd prefer that patch first, I think: it's a sensible cleanup.
    > You want the patch split up in two? You want to remove the mod
    > parameter somehow?

    Can we get these 20 lines of code sorted out please? :)

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