Re: [PATCH] efivars update

From: Matthew Wilcox <>
Date: 2003-08-30 12:08:41
On Fri, Aug 29, 2003 at 02:59:43PM -0700, Patrick Mochel wrote:
> That patch is below. I'll be sending it to Linus once he gets back from
> vacation, unless anyone has any serious objections to it. Note that it
> completely removes any limitation on the length of a kobject (and sysfs
> directory) name.

Why keep another copy of the name?  Why not use kobj->dentry->qstr->name?
I thoroughly approve of kobject_name() though -- hide the implementation.

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