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Date:	Tue, 27 Jul 2010 11:44:45 -0700
From:	ebiederm@...ssion.com (Eric W. Biederman)
To:	Greg KH <greg@...ah.com>
Cc:	Kay Sievers <kay.sievers@...y.org>, Greg KH <gregkh@...e.de>,
	Johannes Berg <johannes@...solutions.net>,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>,
	"Rafael J. Wysocki" <rjw@...k.pl>,
	"Maciej W. Rozycki" <macro@...ux-mips.org>,
	netdev <netdev@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Driver-core: Fix bluetooth network device rename regression

Greg KH <greg@...ah.com> writes:

> On Tue, Jul 27, 2010 at 08:24:31PM +0200, Kay Sievers wrote:
>> On Tue, Jul 27, 2010 at 20:17, Eric W. Biederman <ebiederm@...ssion.com> wrote:
>> > Greg KH <greg@...ah.com> writes:
>> 
>> > Let me say this again clearly.
>> >
>> > class -> bus BROKEN
>> >
>> > In the case of bluetooth it would require changing /sys/class/bluetooth
>> > to /sys/bus/bluetooth. ??Which is user visible in the worst possible
>> > way and quick google search confirmed it will break user space scripts.
>> 
>> Clearly, we even have a compat API for that, and nothing would break.
>> If needed, a bus can create compat class links. Did you even check
>> with the bluetooth guys, last time I talked to them, they have been
>> totally fine with such a change.

Hmm.  It appears I missed the compat API in my review of the bus code.
Could I get a pointer?

> Yeah, I even had patches that almost did this work a few years ago.
> Most of the bluetooth class stuff (if not all of it) can be safely moved
> to debugfs, as it's just debug information.

That change merged about March, so that is no longer an issue.

Eric
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