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SubjectRe: [PATCH] driver core: device: add BUS_ATTR_WO macro
On Tue, Oct 02, 2018 at 09:43:35AM +0000, Ioana Ciornei wrote:
> > > Add BUS_ATTR_WO macro to make it easier to add attributes without
> > > auditing the mode settings. Also, use the newly added macro where
> > > appropriate.
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by: Ioana Ciornei <ioana.ciornei@nxp.com>
> > > ---
> > > arch/powerpc/platforms/pseries/ibmebus.c | 12 ++++----
> > > drivers/block/rbd.c | 48 ++++++++++++++++----------------
> > > drivers/scsi/fcoe/fcoe_sysfs.c | 4 +--
> > > drivers/scsi/fcoe/fcoe_transport.c | 10 +++----
> > > include/linux/device.h | 2 ++
> > > include/scsi/libfcoe.h | 8 +++---
> > > 6 files changed, 43 insertions(+), 41 deletions(-)
> >
> > Nice! This duplicates a lot of the work I did back in July but have not pushed out
> > very far due to the other things that ended up happening around that time:
> > https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/gregkh/driver-core.git/log/?h=bus_cleanup
> >
> > As the patch series seen at that link shows, you can do this in more places than
> > just what you did here.
> >
> > Either way, you should break this up into the individual patches, like I did or you
> > can take my patches if you want. Getting the BUS_ATTR_WO() macro added is
> > good to do now, and then you can go and hit up all of the different subsystems
> > that should be converted over to it.
>
> I can of course split my patch into individual ones and resubmit them, but as you already have the entire patch set ready, I feel like we can just push those. I looked through your changes and it seems like you covered all the subsystems. Please let me know if there is something else I should do.
>
> My intention here was to first add the _WO attribute so that afterwards I can add a new bus attribute in the fsl-mc bus.

Ok, I've queued up the patch that adds the _WO attribute now, so that
you should be able to use this after 4.20-rc1. I'll work on getting my
other patches merged in that series at that time as well.

thanks,

greg k-h

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