Re: 2.6.23-rc6-mm1

From: Greg KH
Date: Tue Sep 25 2007 - 01:36:49 EST

On Sat, Sep 22, 2007 at 02:51:54PM +0530, Satyam Sharma wrote:
> Hi Greg,
> On Tue, 18 Sep 2007, Greg KH wrote:
> >
> > On Tue, Sep 18, 2007 at 03:04:48PM +0530, Satyam Sharma wrote:
> > >
> > > But wait ... isn't that a statically-allocated kobject, which were
> > > supposed to be "naughty" in the first place?
> >
> > Yes it is, if you want to dynamically create it, please do.
> Sorry for being late to reply, but do you still want such a patch (i.e.
> convert static to dynamic allocation)?

Yes, I'll gladly take such patches.

> I read elsewhere on this thread that you'd merge Kamalesh's patch and
> fix it up to also use kobject_name() yourself. But it's a small/trivial
> driver, so I think just converting it to dynamic allocation right now
> itself (when we've noticed it already) is probably better (?)

Sure that would be great to have.

> [ BTW I don't see the fix in your git trees or quilt queue. So I'll
> make a patch on top of 2.6.23-rc6-mm1 itself. ]

I'm behind in updating my patch queue, sorry, other things came up :(


greg k-h
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