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Date:   Wed,  6 Dec 2017 09:50:10 +0000
From:   Ard Biesheuvel <ard.biesheuvel@...aro.org>
To:     linux-efi@...r.kernel.org, Ingo Molnar <mingo@...nel.org>,
        Thomas Gleixner <tglx@...utronix.de>,
        "H . Peter Anvin" <hpa@...or.com>
Cc:     Dave Young <dyoung@...hat.com>,
        Ard Biesheuvel <ard.biesheuvel@...aro.org>,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
        Matt Fleming <matt@...eblueprint.co.uk>
Subject: [PATCH 3/3] efi: add comment to avoid future expanding of sysfs systab

From: Dave Young <dyoung@...hat.com>

/sys/firmware/efi/systab shows several different values, it breaks sysfs
one file one value design.  But since there are already userspace tools
depend on it eg. kexec-tools so add code comment to alert future expanding
of this file.

Signed-off-by: Dave Young <dyoung@...hat.com>
Reviewed-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>
Cc: Matt Fleming <matt@...eblueprint.co.uk>
Signed-off-by: Ard Biesheuvel <ard.biesheuvel@...aro.org>
---
 drivers/firmware/efi/efi.c | 2 ++
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+)

diff --git a/drivers/firmware/efi/efi.c b/drivers/firmware/efi/efi.c
index c3eefa126e3b..557a47829d03 100644
--- a/drivers/firmware/efi/efi.c
+++ b/drivers/firmware/efi/efi.c
@@ -109,6 +109,8 @@ struct kobject *efi_kobj;
 /*
  * Let's not leave out systab information that snuck into
  * the efivars driver
+ * Note, do not add more fields in systab sysfs file as it breaks sysfs
+ * one value per file rule!
  */
 static ssize_t systab_show(struct kobject *kobj,
 			   struct kobj_attribute *attr, char *buf)
-- 
2.11.0

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