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Date:   Mon, 13 Apr 2020 21:42:18 +0200
From:   Christian Brauner <christian.brauner@...ntu.com>
To:     Tejun Heo <tj@...nel.org>
Cc:     Jens Axboe <axboe@...nel.dk>,
        Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, linux-block@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-api@...r.kernel.org, Jonathan Corbet <corbet@....net>,
        Serge Hallyn <serge@...lyn.com>,
        "Rafael J. Wysocki" <rafael@...nel.org>,
        "David S. Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>,
        Saravana Kannan <saravanak@...gle.com>,
        Jan Kara <jack@...e.cz>, David Howells <dhowells@...hat.com>,
        Seth Forshee <seth.forshee@...onical.com>,
        David Rheinsberg <david.rheinsberg@...il.com>,
        Tom Gundersen <teg@...m.no>,
        Christian Kellner <ckellner@...hat.com>,
        Dmitry Vyukov <dvyukov@...gle.com>,
        St├ęphane Graber <stgraber@...ntu.com>,
        linux-doc@...r.kernel.org, netdev@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 6/8] genhd: add minimal namespace infrastructure

On Mon, Apr 13, 2020 at 03:04:52PM -0400, Tejun Heo wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> On Wed, Apr 08, 2020 at 05:21:49PM +0200, Christian Brauner wrote:
> > This lets the block_class properly support loopfs device by introducing
> > the minimal infrastructure needed to support different sysfs views for
> > devices belonging to the block_class. This is similar to how network
> > devices work. Note, that nothing changes with this patch since
> 
> I was hoping that all devices on the system would be visible at the root level
> as administration at system level becomes pretty tricky otherwise. Is it just
> me who thinks this way?

Hey Tejun,

I think this is the same question in a different form you had in
https://lore.kernel.org/lkml/20200413193950.tokh5m7wsyrous3c@wittgenstein/T/#m20b396a29c8d499d9dc073e6aef38f38c08f8bbe
and I tried answered it there.

Thanks!
Christian

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