Re: [PATCH] Revert "cpufreq: postfix policy directory with the first CPU in related_cpus"

From: Rafael J. Wysocki
Date: Wed Mar 09 2016 - 08:12:37 EST

On Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 10:39 AM, Viresh Kumar <viresh.kumar@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 03-03-16, 14:51, Viresh Kumar wrote:
>> This reverts commit 3510fac45492 ("cpufreq: postfix policy directory
>> with the first CPU in related_cpus").
>> Earlier, the policy->kobj was added to the kobject core, before ->init()
>> callback was called for the cpufreq drivers. Which allowed those drivers
>> to add or remove, driver dependent, sysfs files/directories to the same
>> kobj from their ->init() and ->exit() callbacks.
>> That isn't possible anymore after commit 3510fac45492 got applied.
>> Now, there is no other clean alternative that people can adopt.
>> Its better to revert the earlier commit to allow cpufreq drivers to
>> create/remove sysfs files from ->init() and ->exit() callbacks.
> Signed-off-by: Viresh Kumar <viresh.kumar@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Sorry about missing SoB (Just noticed it in bleeding-edge).

For a revert that's not a problem, but I'll add it.