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Date:   Thu, 7 Oct 2021 07:23:33 +0200
From:   Greg Kroah-Hartman <>
To:     Zev Weiss <>
Cc:, Jeremy Kerr <>,
        Joel Stanley <>,
        Rob Herring <>,,
        "Rafael J. Wysocki" <>,
        Daniel Vetter <>,
        Krzysztof WilczyƄski <>,
        Bjorn Helgaas <>,
        Heiner Kallweit <>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/9] sysfs: add sysfs_remove_bin_file_self() function

On Wed, Oct 06, 2021 at 05:09:46PM -0700, Zev Weiss wrote:
> This is simply the bin_attribute analog to sysfs_remove_file_self().

No, no binary sysfs file should be triggering a remove.

binary sysfs files are "pass-through-only" from userspace to hardware,
the kernel should not be even knowing what is read/written to them.

What do you think this is needed for?


greg k-h

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