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SubjectRe: [RFD w/info-PATCH] device arguments from lookup, partion code

On Tue, 22 May 2001, Matthew Wilcox wrote:
> > command + rw-transaction: "dear device please mangle this data"
> > (crypto processors come to mind...)
> I can't think of a reasonable tool-based approach to this, but I can
> definitely see that a program could use this well. It simply requires
> that you use the filp to store your state.

Nope. You can (and people do, quite often) share filps. So you can't
associate state with it.


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