Re: linux-next: manual merge of the driver-core tree with the net tree

From: Eric W. Biederman
Date: Fri May 21 2010 - 02:46:34 EST

Stephen Rothwell <sfr@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> Hi Greg,
> Today's linux-next merge of the driver-core tree got a conflict in
> net/core/net-sysfs.c between commits
> 0a9627f2649a02bea165cfd529d7bcb625c2fcad ("rps: Receive Packet Steering")
> and fec5e652e58fa6017b2c9e06466cb2a6538de5b4 ("rfs: Receive Flow
> Steering") from the net tree and commits
> bc28c84244da26bafb0d3bce95ef45212b31c6b8 ("net/sysfs: Fix the bitrot in
> network device kobject namespace support") and
> 83dc0fbf37495691219d019ec16b40d8592d2956 ("net: Expose all network
> devices in a namespaces in sysfs") from the driver-core tree.
> I fixed it up (I think - see below) and can carry the fix as necessary.

It looks right, except perhaps the RPS code looks like it will cause a
build failure with sysfs disabled, but that has nothing to do with your
changes. I don't see any real conflicts here, just two patches passing
very close to each other.

Thanks for the heads up.

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