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 * fs/sysfs/sysfs.h - sysfs internal header file
 * Copyright (c) 2001-3 Patrick Mochel
 * Copyright (c) 2007 SUSE Linux Products GmbH
 * Copyright (c) 2007 Tejun Heo <>
 * This file is released under the GPLv2.

struct sysfs_open_dirent;

/* type-specific structures for sysfs_dirent->s_* union members */
struct sysfs_elem_dir {
	struct kobject		*kobj;
	/* children list starts here and goes through sd->s_sibling */
	struct sysfs_dirent	*children;

struct sysfs_elem_symlink {
	struct sysfs_dirent	*target_sd;

struct sysfs_elem_attr {
	struct attribute	*attr;
	struct sysfs_open_dirent *open;

struct sysfs_elem_bin_attr {
	struct bin_attribute	*bin_attr;

 * sysfs_dirent - the building block of sysfs hierarchy.  Each and
 * every sysfs node is represented by single sysfs_dirent.
 * As long as s_count reference is held, the sysfs_dirent itself is
 * accessible.  Dereferencing s_elem or any other outer entity
 * requires s_active reference.
struct sysfs_dirent {
	atomic_t		s_count;
	atomic_t		s_active;
	struct sysfs_dirent	*s_parent;
	struct sysfs_dirent	*s_sibling;
	const char		*s_name;

	union {
		struct sysfs_elem_dir		s_dir;
		struct sysfs_elem_symlink	s_symlink;
		struct sysfs_elem_attr		s_attr;
		struct sysfs_elem_bin_attr	s_bin_attr;

	unsigned int		s_flags;
	ino_t			s_ino;
	umode_t			s_mode;
	struct iattr		*s_iattr;


#define SYSFS_TYPE_MASK			0x00ff
#define SYSFS_DIR			0x0001
#define SYSFS_KOBJ_ATTR			0x0002
#define SYSFS_KOBJ_BIN_ATTR		0x0004
#define SYSFS_KOBJ_LINK			0x0008

#define SYSFS_FLAG_REMOVED		0x0200

static inline unsigned int sysfs_type(struct sysfs_dirent *sd)
	return sd->s_flags & SYSFS_TYPE_MASK;

 * Context structure to be used while adding/removing nodes.
struct sysfs_addrm_cxt {
	struct sysfs_dirent	*parent_sd;
	struct inode		*parent_inode;
	struct sysfs_dirent	*removed;
	int			cnt;

 * mount.c
extern struct sysfs_dirent sysfs_root;
extern struct super_block *sysfs_sb;
extern struct kmem_cache *sysfs_dir_cachep;

 * dir.c
extern struct mutex sysfs_mutex;
extern struct mutex sysfs_rename_mutex;
extern spinlock_t sysfs_assoc_lock;

extern const struct file_operations sysfs_dir_operations;
extern const struct inode_operations sysfs_dir_inode_operations;

struct dentry *sysfs_get_dentry(struct sysfs_dirent *sd);
struct sysfs_dirent *sysfs_get_active_two(struct sysfs_dirent *sd);
void sysfs_put_active_two(struct sysfs_dirent *sd);
void sysfs_addrm_start(struct sysfs_addrm_cxt *acxt,
		       struct sysfs_dirent *parent_sd);
int sysfs_add_one(struct sysfs_addrm_cxt *acxt, struct sysfs_dirent *sd);
void sysfs_remove_one(struct sysfs_addrm_cxt *acxt, struct sysfs_dirent *sd);
void sysfs_addrm_finish(struct sysfs_addrm_cxt *acxt);

struct sysfs_dirent *sysfs_find_dirent(struct sysfs_dirent *parent_sd,
				       const unsigned char *name);
struct sysfs_dirent *sysfs_get_dirent(struct sysfs_dirent *parent_sd,
				      const unsigned char *name);
struct sysfs_dirent *sysfs_new_dirent(const char *name, umode_t mode, int type);

void release_sysfs_dirent(struct sysfs_dirent *sd);

int sysfs_create_subdir(struct kobject *kobj, const char *name,
			struct sysfs_dirent **p_sd);
void sysfs_remove_subdir(struct sysfs_dirent *sd);

static inline struct sysfs_dirent *sysfs_get(struct sysfs_dirent *sd)
	if (sd) {
	return sd;

static inline void sysfs_put(struct sysfs_dirent *sd)
	if (sd && atomic_dec_and_test(&sd->s_count))

 * inode.c
struct inode *sysfs_get_inode(struct sysfs_dirent *sd);
int sysfs_setattr(struct dentry *dentry, struct iattr *iattr);
int sysfs_hash_and_remove(struct sysfs_dirent *dir_sd, const char *name);
int sysfs_inode_init(void);

 * file.c
extern const struct file_operations sysfs_file_operations;

int sysfs_add_file(struct sysfs_dirent *dir_sd,
		   const struct attribute *attr, int type);

 * bin.c
extern const struct file_operations bin_fops;

 * symlink.c
extern const struct inode_operations sysfs_symlink_inode_operations;