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SubjectRe: [patch 1 of 2] Scalable statistics counters
On Mon, Aug 12, 2002 at 09:09:52PM +0100, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 13, 2002 at 01:35:46AM +0530, Dipankar Sarma wrote:
> > Suppose I use seq_file interface and not put all statctrs in one /proc
> > file, how do I associate the statctr data structure with the /proc
> > inode ? IOW, how do I quickly get the statctr_pentry corresponding to the
> > counter in statctr_open() ?
>
> Stuff it into the ->private member of struct seq_file in your open method.

Yes, that I learnt by looking at mounts_open(), the problem is how
do I get the statctr_pentry (or statctr_group if you like) in
the open method ? It seems to me that in order to do this, we
need the following -

1. An exported wrapper create_statctr_entry() around
create_seq_entry() code that sticks the statctr_group pointer into
proc_entry->data.
2. Some way to get the proc entry from the inode in statctr_open()
and stick it to seq_file->private for seq_file methods to use.

Is this understanding correct or is there a better and simpler
way to do this ?

Thanks
--
Dipankar Sarma <dipankar@in.ibm.com> http://lse.sourceforge.net
Linux Technology Center, IBM Software Lab, Bangalore, India.
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