Re: [PATCH] fs: Correct SuS compliance for open of large filewithout options

From: Greg KH
Date: Thu Sep 27 2007 - 23:25:41 EST

On Thu, Sep 27, 2007 at 05:28:57PM -0600, Matthew Wilcox wrote:
> 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

Unfortunatly, due to the way sysfs and kobjects are built up, this is
pretty impossible to do.


greg k-h
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