Re: [PATCH 12/15] driver core: Implement tagged directory support for device classes.

From: Eric W. Biederman
Date: Fri Jul 18 2008 - 16:22:44 EST

Greg KH <gregkh@xxxxxxx> writes:

> On Fri, Jul 18, 2008 at 09:41:29PM +0900, Tejun Heo wrote:
>> Greg KH wrote:
>> > Ok, I'll work to get these in where applicable.
>> Did this get into 2.6.27? Or will this have to wait till .28?
> I haven't sent any patches to Linus yet for 2.6.27, so it hasn't gotten
> there yet.
> And due to the intrusiveness, and the fact that this hasn't been tested
> at all in any build tree yet, I can't in good concious submit this for
> .27 either.
> Part of this is my fault, I know, due to vacation and work, but also
> lots is due to the fact that the code showed up so late in the
> development cycle.

The code showed up at least by the beginning of may, and the code has
been around for 9 months or more. I just haven't always had the
energy to retransmit every time it has gotten dropped. The last spin
of it was very late I agree.

> I'll add it to my tree, and get it some testing in the next cycle of
> linux-next until 2.6.27 is out, and then if it's still looking good, go
> into .28.

I think that is unnecessarily precautions but reasonable. That should at
least keep other sysfs patches from coming in and causing bit rot.


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