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Date:	Sun, 08 Apr 2007 11:18:45 +0900
From:	Tejun Heo <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 13/14] sysfs: kill attribute file orphaning

Tejun Heo wrote:
> Now that sysfs_dirent can be disconnected from kobject on deletion,
> there is no need to orphan each attribute files.  All [bin_]attribute
> nodes are automatically orphaned when the parent node is deleted.
> Kill attribute file orphaning.
> Signed-off-by: Tejun Heo <>

This isn't really true.  An attribute can belong to different module
from the kobj's and we still need per-attribute orphaning as the backing
methods can go away.  Please ignore patch 13, 14 of this patchset.


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