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Date:	Thu, 01 May 2008 11:34:31 -0700
From:	ebiederm@...ssion.com (Eric W. Biederman)
To:	"Serge E. Hallyn" <serue@...ibm.com>
Cc:	Greg KH <gregkh@...e.de>, Benjamin Thery <benjamin.thery@...l.net>,
	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, Al Viro <viro@....linux.org.uk>,
	Tejun Heo <htejun@...il.com>,
	Daniel Lezcano <dlezcano@...ibm.com>,
	Pavel Emelyanov <xemul@...nvz.org>, netdev@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 00/10] sysfs tagged directories

"Serge E. Hallyn" <serue@...ibm.com> writes:

> Quoting Greg KH (gregkh@...e.de):
> Now before moving veth1 to the new netns, we have in the container:
> /sys/class/net:
> lo  sit0
>
> /sys/devices/virtual/net:
> lo  sit0
>
> and after moving veth1, we have in the container:
>
> /sys/class/net:
> lo  sit0  veth1
>
> /sys/devices/virtual/net:
> lo  sit0
>
> In the parent network namespace, veth1 is removed from /sys/class/net
> but remains in /sys/devices/virtual/net.

The symlink is gone by the real directory remains?

> I'm not sure whether this is the renaming bug that Daniel Lezcano's
> patch addresses.  If not (as I suspect) then that clearly needs to be
> fixed.
>
> Benjamin can you play around with this and test it with Daniel's
> patch?

Darn.  It appears we have a regression in this patchset.
That part used to work.

I was thinking of blaming sysfs_rename_link.  But it the
links are fine so it looks more likely that sysfs has morphed once
again and we have  a reference counting issue or something similar.
Yuck. d_move and the other moves should have worked.

>From a purely get the good less controversial parts of this
patchset in.  I suggest we look at patches 7/10 and 8/10 (without
the tag_ops).  And introduce and start using sysfs_delete_link
and sysfs_rename_link.  That code seems pretty stable and is
generally a code reduction all by itself by reducing a common
idiom into a single function.

Eric
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