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Date:	Thu, 03 Jul 2008 18:05:28 -0700
From:	ebiederm@...ssion.com (Eric W. Biederman)
To:	ebiederm@...ssion.com (Eric W. Biederman)
Cc:	Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...e.de>,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>,
	Tejun Heo <htejun@...il.com>,
	Daniel Lezcano <dlezcano@...ibm.com>,
	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, Al Viro <viro@....linux.org.uk>,
	Linux Containers <containers@...ts.osdl.org>,
	Benjamin Thery <benjamin.thery@...l.net>,
	<netdev@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: [PATCH 01/15] kobject: Cleanup kobject_rename and !CONFIG_SYSFS


It finally dawned on me what the clean fix to sysfs_rename_dir
calling kobject_set_name is.  Move the work into kobject_rename
where it belongs.  The callers serialize us anyway so this is
safe.

Signed-off-by: Eric W. Biederman <ebiederm@...ssion.com>
---
 fs/sysfs/dir.c        |    6 +-----
 include/linux/sysfs.h |    4 +---
 lib/kobject.c         |   17 +++++++++++++++--
 3 files changed, 17 insertions(+), 10 deletions(-)

diff --git a/fs/sysfs/dir.c b/fs/sysfs/dir.c
index 8c0e4b9..146b86a 100644
--- a/fs/sysfs/dir.c
+++ b/fs/sysfs/dir.c
@@ -799,16 +799,12 @@ int sysfs_rename_dir(struct kobject * kobj, const char *new_name)
 	if (!new_dentry)
 		goto out_unlock;
 
-	/* rename kobject and sysfs_dirent */
+	/* rename sysfs_dirent */
 	error = -ENOMEM;
 	new_name = dup_name = kstrdup(new_name, GFP_KERNEL);
 	if (!new_name)
 		goto out_unlock;
 
-	error = kobject_set_name(kobj, "%s", new_name);
-	if (error)
-		goto out_unlock;
-
 	dup_name = sd->s_name;
 	sd->s_name = new_name;
 
diff --git a/include/linux/sysfs.h b/include/linux/sysfs.h
index 84d92bb..f7e43ed 100644
--- a/include/linux/sysfs.h
+++ b/include/linux/sysfs.h
@@ -20,8 +20,6 @@
 struct kobject;
 struct module;
 
-extern int kobject_set_name(struct kobject *kobj, const char *name, ...)
-			    __attribute__((format(printf, 2, 3)));
 /* FIXME
  * The *owner field is no longer used, but leave around
  * until the tree gets cleaned up fully.
@@ -140,7 +138,7 @@ static inline void sysfs_remove_dir(struct kobject *kobj)
 
 static inline int sysfs_rename_dir(struct kobject *kobj, const char *new_name)
 {
-	return kobject_set_name(kobj, "%s", new_name);
+	return 0;
 }
 
 static inline int sysfs_move_dir(struct kobject *kobj,
diff --git a/lib/kobject.c b/lib/kobject.c
index 829b839..49b3bc4 100644
--- a/lib/kobject.c
+++ b/lib/kobject.c
@@ -451,6 +451,7 @@ int kobject_rename(struct kobject *kobj, const char *new_name)
 {
 	int error = 0;
 	const char *devpath = NULL;
+	const char *dup_name = NULL, *name;
 	char *devpath_string = NULL;
 	char *envp[2];
 
@@ -474,15 +475,27 @@ int kobject_rename(struct kobject *kobj, const char *new_name)
 	envp[0] = devpath_string;
 	envp[1] = NULL;
 
+	name = dup_name = kstrdup(new_name, GFP_KERNEL);
+	if (!name) {
+		error = -ENOMEM;
+		goto out;
+	}
+
 	error = sysfs_rename_dir(kobj, new_name);
+	if (error)
+		goto out;
+
+	/* Install the new kobject name */
+	dup_name = kobj->name;
+	kobj->name = name;
 
 	/* This function is mostly/only used for network interface.
 	 * Some hotplug package track interfaces by their name and
 	 * therefore want to know when the name is changed by the user. */
-	if (!error)
-		kobject_uevent_env(kobj, KOBJ_MOVE, envp);
+	kobject_uevent_env(kobj, KOBJ_MOVE, envp);
 
 out:
+	kfree(dup_name);
 	kfree(devpath_string);
 	kfree(devpath);
 	kobject_put(kobj);
-- 
1.5.3.rc6.17.g1911

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