Re: [RFC] fix sysfs symlinks

From: viro
Date: Fri Apr 16 2004 - 18:50:30 EST

On Fri, Apr 16, 2004 at 03:37:32PM -0700, Greg KH wrote:

> Since when did we ever assume that renaming a kobject would rename the
> symlinks that might point to it? Renaming kobjects are a hack that way,
> if you use them, you need to be aware of this limitation.

Since we assume that these symlinks actually reflect some relationship
between the objects and are really needed for something. If they are
not - why the hell do we keep them at all?
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