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SubjectRe: seq_file and exporting dynamically allocated data
On Sat, Nov 15, 2003 at 10:38:33AM +0100, Harald Welte wrote:
> that doesn't help. As I am aware, the seq_file structure is only
> allocated in the seq_open() call. How does seq_open() know which
> private data (i.e. hash table) to associate with struct file?

Why should seq_open() know that? Its caller does and it can set the damn
thing to whatever it wants.

> The only moment I know which htable corresponds to a proc entry is at
> the time where I call proc_net_create() [or a similar function]. So the
> information would need to be associated with the dentry or whatever...
> seq_file() is allocated way too late.

Wrong.
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