Re: [PATCH] [ConfigFS]: Allow symbolic links from a SysFS structkobject source.

From: Greg KH
Date: Fri Oct 17 2008 - 03:46:37 EST

On Thu, Oct 16, 2008 at 11:55:55PM -0700, Nicholas A. Bellinger wrote:
> Hi Joel, Greg and Co,
> Here is the the first working code for allowing configfs to handle
> symlinks from sysfs struct kobject based code. Here is the commit:
> passing struct kobject into generic target_core_mod subsystem plugins
> for locating struct block_device and struct scsi_device..

Um, no.

You are trying to create symlinks dynamically across superblocks and
mount points? As one of your #warning states, this isn't possible to do
correctly, nor is it even a good idea.

So I'd have to reject this patch, sorry.

What is the problem you are attempting to solve here?


greg k-h
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