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Date:	Sun, 30 May 2010 08:09:02 -0700
From: (Eric W. Biederman)
To:	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] proc_dointvec, write a single value

David Miller <> writes:

> From: Cong Wang <>
> Date: Tue, 25 May 2010 20:23:47 +0800
>> On 05/25/10 14:49, J. R. Okajima wrote:
>>> The commit 00b7c3395aec3df43de5bd02a3c5a099ca51169f
>>> "sysctl: refactor integer handling proc code"
>>> modified the behaviour of writing to /proc.
>>> Before the commit, write("1\n") to /proc/sys/kernel/printk
>>> succeeded. But
>>> now it returns EINVAL.
>>> This commit supports writing a single value to a multi-valued entry.
>>> Signed-off-by: J. R. Okajima<>
>> Reviewed-and-tested-by: WANG Cong <>
> Since the regression causing change came in via the net tree
> I'll integrate this fix too, applied, thanks!

Thanks, guys for fixing this.

I hate to see my review comments show up like this in practice.
I had really hoped those unnecessary changes to proc would have
been dropped from that patchset.  Oh well.

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