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SubjectRe: [JANITOR PROPOSAL] Switch ioctl functions to ->unlocked_ioctl
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On Tue, 2008-01-08 at 20:58 +0100, Paolo Ciarrocchi wrote:
> On Jan 8, 2008 5:40 PM, Andi Kleen <andi@firstfloor.org> wrote:
> So I cooked up the following patch (probably mangled, just to give you
> a rough idea of what I did):
> diff --git a/arch/arm/common/rtctime.c b/arch/arm/common/rtctime.c
> index bf1075e..19dedb5 100644
> --- a/arch/arm/common/rtctime.c
> +++ b/arch/arm/common/rtctime.c
> @@ -189,13 +189,16 @@ static int rtc_ioctl(struct inode *inode, struct
> file *file, unsigned int cmd,

You'll need to change the prototype, the unlocked version doesn't take
an inode. And you'll need to make sure that nothing in the function uses
the inode, which I think Andi forgot to mention.

> + if (ret) {
> + unlock_kernel();
> ret = -EFAULT;

This is not a return statement. You only need to unlock before the
actual return.

> -static const struct file_operations rtc_fops = {
> +static long rtc_fioctl(struct file_operations rtc_fops)
> +{
> + lock_kernel();

Heh.

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