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    SubjectRe: [JANITOR PROPOSAL] Switch ioctl functions to ->unlocked_ioctl
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    On Wednesday 09 January 2008, Andi Kleen wrote:
    > I imagined it would check for
    >
    > +struct file_operations ... = {
    > +      ...
    > +       .ioctl = ...
    >
    > That wouldn't catch the case of someone adding only .ioctl to an
    > already existing file_operations which is not visible in the patch context,
    > but that should be hopefully rare. The more common case is adding
    > completely new operations

    Right, this would work fine. We can probably even have a list of
    data structures that work like file_operations in this regard.

    Arnd <><
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