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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 2/2] drivers: core: Remove glue dirs from sysfs earlier
On Mon, 2018-07-09 at 17:33 -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 9, 2018 at 5:29 PM Benjamin Herrenschmidt
> <> wrote:
> >
> > For devices with a class, we create a "glue" directory between
> > the parent device and the new device with the class name.
> >
> > This directory is never "explicitely" removed when empty however,
> explicitly
> Is the mis-spelling why you had the quotes? I do find that spelling in
> the kernel, but not in drivers/base/.

No idea :-) Just my poor english, I'm not sure why I put quotes, I
think I meant *explictly* as enphasis, not sure.

> > This fixes it by instead doing an explicit kobject_del() when
> > the glue dir is empty, by keeping track of the number of
> > child devices of the gluedir.
> Ack. This looks good to me.
> I didn't see your 1/2 - you should probably re-send that one too so
> that Greg doesn't have to fish for it. But I'll Ack that one too in
> this same email regardless.

OK, I didn't re-send it. Greg just nak'ed it though :-)


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