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Date:	Mon, 09 Nov 2009 12:57:49 +0900
From:	Tejun Heo <>
To:	"Eric W. Biederman" <>
CC:	Greg Kroah-Hartman <>,
	Kay Sievers <>, Greg KH <>,,
	Cornelia Huck <>,,
	Eric Dumazet <>,
	Benjamin LaHaise <>,
	Serge Hallyn <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/15] sysfs lazification final

Eric W. Biederman wrote:
> The sysfs code updates the vfs caches immediately when the sysfs data
> structures change causing a lot of unnecessary complications.  The
> following patchset untangles that beast.  Allowing for simpler
> more straight forward code, the removal of a hack from the vfs
> to support sysfs, and human comprehensible locking on sysfs.
> Most of these patches have already been reviewed and acked from the
> last time I had time to work on sysfs.
> This acks have been folded in and the two small bugs found in the
> previous review have been fixed in the trailing patches (they are
> minor enough nits that even a bisect that happens to land in the
> middle should not see sysfs problems).

Thanks a lot for bringing some sanity to sysfs.  :-)

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