Re: [PATCH 0/6] Remove owner field from sysfs attribute structure
From: Greg KH
Date: Mon Aug 02 2010 - 19:32:31 EST
On Wed, Jul 28, 2010 at 11:16:35PM -0700, Eric Biederman wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 28, 2010 at 10:09 PM, Guenter Roeck
> <guenter.roeck@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > The following comment is found in include/linux/sysfs.h:
> > /* FIXME
> > * The *owner field is no longer used.
> > * x86 tree has been cleaned up. The owner
> > * attribute is still left for other arches.
> > */
> > As it turns out, the *owner field is (again?) initialized in several modules,
> > suggesting that such initialization may be creeping back into the code.
> > This patch set removes the above comment, the *owner field, and each instance
> > in the code where it was found to be initialized.
> > Compiled with x86 allmodconfig as well as with all alpha, arm, mips, powerpc,
> > and sparc defconfig builds.
> This seems reasonable to me. Can we get this in linux-next?
It will show up in linux-next tomorrow.
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