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Date:	Thu, 27 Sep 2007 20:22:28 -0700
From:	Greg KH <greg@...ah.com>
To:	Matthew Wilcox <matthew@....cx>
Cc:	Theodore Tso <tytso@....edu>,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>,
	Alan Cox <alan@...rguk.ukuu.org.uk>,
	Jens Axboe <jens.axboe@...cle.com>,
	Arjan van de Ven <arjan@...radead.org>,
	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, linux-fsdevel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] fs: Correct SuS compliance for open of large file
	without options

On Thu, Sep 27, 2007 at 05:28:57PM -0600, Matthew Wilcox wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 27, 2007 at 07:19:27PM -0400, Theodore Tso wrote:
> > Would you accept a patch which causes the deprecated sysfs
> > files/directories to disappear, even if CONFIG_SYS_DEPRECATED is
> > defined, via a boot-time parameter?
> 
> How about a mount option?  That way people can test without a reboot:
> 
> mount -o remount,deprecated={yes,no} /sys

Unfortunatly, due to the way sysfs and kobjects are built up, this is
pretty impossible to do.

sorry,

greg k-h
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