Re: [PATCH] udev enhancements to use kernel event queue

From: Patrick Mochel (
Date: Fri Jun 20 2003 - 12:18:56 EST

> A class number is an excellent idea, and could have potential
> performance gains. I thought of making such a patch, but expected it
> would be rejected since it is necessarily required and would require
> changes to significant sections of the kernel (to add the class to each
> object type).
> Have any better ideas for an implementation that doesn't touch so many
> sections of the kernel?

It should be trivial - we can use the subsystem name that the kobject
belongs to for the class ID. And, struct subsystem can gain a sequence
number, instead of having a global one in lib/kobject.c.


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