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Date:   Sun, 17 Feb 2019 15:53:19 -0700
From:   Jonathan Corbet <>
To:     Nicholas Mc Guire <>
Cc:     Greg Kroah-Hartman <>,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH V2] sysfs.txt: add note on available attribute macros

On Fri, 15 Feb 2019 08:29:48 +0100
Nicholas Mc Guire <> wrote:

> The common cases of attributes wrappers should probably be using the
> __ATTR_XXX macros to make code more concise and readable but the current
> sysfs.txt does not point developers to those convenience macros. Further
> there is no note in sysfs.txt currently explaining why trying to set a
> sysfs file to mode 0666 will fail respectively revert to 0664.
> Signed-off-by: Nicholas Mc Guire <>

I've applied this, thanks.


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