Re: [PATCH] fs: Correct SuS compliance for open of large file without options

From: Matthew Wilcox
Date: Thu Sep 27 2007 - 19:29:17 EST

On Thu, Sep 27, 2007 at 07:19:27PM -0400, Theodore Tso wrote:
> Would you accept a patch which causes the deprecated sysfs
> files/directories to disappear, even if CONFIG_SYS_DEPRECATED is
> defined, via a boot-time parameter?

How about a mount option? That way people can test without a reboot:

mount -o remount,deprecated={yes,no} /sys

Intel are signing my paycheques ... these opinions are still mine
"Bill, look, we understand that you're interested in selling us this
operating system, but compare it to ours. We can't possibly take such
a retrograde step."
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