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SubjectRe: [PATCH] isdn divas: fix proc creation
On Fri, 6 Jun 2008, Alexey Dobriyan wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 05, 2008 at 12:25:06PM +0200, Armin Schindler wrote:
>> On Sat, 31 May 2008, Alexey Dobriyan wrote:
>>> 1. creating proc entry and not saving pointer to PDE and checking it
>>> is not going to work.
>>
>> I don't know where you found this. I have look even in older versions, but
>> the pointer divas_proc_entry is set by proc_create(). The patch to
>> divasproc.c is wrong, it exists from the beginning of the driver.
>> (2.6.25.4 doesn't contain the bug you describe).
>
> Check mainline kernel, namely, 2.6.26-rc5.

Ah, okay. So someone removed the pointer between 2.6.25 and 2.6.26 then.
In that case your patch is correct of course.

Armin

>>> --- a/drivers/isdn/hardware/eicon/divasproc.c
>>> +++ b/drivers/isdn/hardware/eicon/divasproc.c
>>> @@ -125,8 +125,8 @@ static const struct file_operations divas_fops = {
>>>
>>> int create_divas_proc(void)
>>> {
>>> - proc_create(divas_proc_name, S_IFREG | S_IRUGO, proc_net_eicon,
>>> - &divas_fops);
>>> + divas_proc_entry = proc_create(divas_proc_name, S_IFREG | S_IRUGO,
>>> + proc_net_eicon, &divas_fops);
>>> if (!divas_proc_entry)
>>> return (0);
>


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