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SubjectRe: [PATCHv2 5/9] debugfs: add get/set for atomic types
On Fri, Jan 25, 2013 at 10:45:04AM -0600, Seth Jennings wrote:
> On 01/07/2013 02:41 PM, Seth Jennings wrote:
> > On 01/07/2013 02:32 PM, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
> >> On Mon, Jan 07, 2013 at 02:24:36PM -0600, Seth Jennings wrote:
> >>> debugfs currently lack the ability to create attributes
> >>> that set/get atomic_t values.
> >>
> >> I hate to ask, but why would you ever want to do such a thing?
> >
> > There are a few atomic_t statistics in zswap that are valuable to have
> > in the debugfs attributes. Rather than have non-atomic mirrors of all
> > of them, as is done in zcache right now (see
> > drivers/staging/ramster/zcache-main.c:131), I thought this to be a
> > cleaner solution.
> >
> > Granted, I personally have no use for the setting part; only the
> > getting part. I only included the setting operations to keep the
> > balance and conform with the rest of the debugfs implementation.
>
> Greg, I never did get your ack or rejection here. Are you ok with
> this patch?

Some patches you just hold your breath and hope the sender goes away and
never asks about again, this was one of them :)

Seriously, it's fine, feel free to take it through whatever tree it
depends on.

Acked-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>

greg k-h


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