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SubjectRe: [PATCH 04/12] frv: remove "struct file *" argument from sysctl ->proc_handler
On Fri, Apr 09, Alexey Dobriyan wrote:

> On Fri, Apr 9, 2010 at 5:00 PM, Jan Blunck <jblunck@suse.de> wrote:
> > Seems that Alexey Dobriyan missed this usage of the file argument when
> > removing it from ->proc_handler in commit 8d65af789f3e2cf4cfbdbf71a0f7a61ebcd41d38.
>
> It wasn't missed, it was deliberately left out because I didn't understand
> what's going on there.
>
> I mean, sysctl handler touching ->f_pos, come on!
>
> What's going on?
>

It is just a normal /proc/sys file. You can write a string to it to change the
some caching mode somehow.

Jan

> > --- a/arch/frv/kernel/sysctl.c
> > +++ b/arch/frv/kernel/sysctl.c
> > @@ -85,7 +86,7 @@ static int procctl_frv_cachemode(ctl_table *table, int write, struct file *filp,
> >        }
> >
> >        /* read the state */
> > -       if (filp->f_pos > 0) {
> > +       if (*ppos > 0) {
> >                *lenp = 0;
> >                return 0;
> >        }
Regards,
Jan

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