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SubjectRe: [RFC PATCH 5/6] vfs: make init-file static
On Thu, Dec 03, 2009 at 04:44:02PM -0600, Serge E. Hallyn wrote:
> Quoting Eric Paris (eparis@redhat.com):
> > init-file is no longer used by anything except alloc_file. Make it static and
> > remove from headers.

These look like pretty good changes to me, FWIW. I had found myself
wondering about this recently so it's good to see it improved.


> Should these go through a deprecation period? (Same for the next patch)

Maybe waiting a release or two couldn't hurt. Unless Eric you
have some other changes in mind after these?


> > Signed-off-by: Eric Paris <eparis@redhat.com>
> > ---
> >
> > fs/file_table.c | 73 ++++++++++++++++++++++----------------------------
> > include/linux/file.h | 3 --
> > 2 files changed, 32 insertions(+), 44 deletions(-)
> >
> > diff --git a/fs/file_table.c b/fs/file_table.c
> > index 4bef4c0..0f9d2f2 100644
> > --- a/fs/file_table.c
> > +++ b/fs/file_table.c
> > @@ -150,53 +150,16 @@ fail:
> > EXPORT_SYMBOL(get_empty_filp);
> >
> > /**
> > - * alloc_file - allocate and initialize a 'struct file'
> > - * @mnt: the vfsmount on which the file will reside
> > - * @dentry: the dentry representing the new file
> > - * @mode: the mode with which the new file will be opened
> > - * @fop: the 'struct file_operations' for the new file
> > - *
> > - * Use this instead of get_empty_filp() to get a new
> > - * 'struct file'. Do so because of the same initialization
> > - * pitfalls reasons listed for init_file(). This is a
> > - * preferred interface to using init_file().
> > - *
> > - * If all the callers of init_file() are eliminated, its
> > - * code should be moved into this function.
> > - */
> > -struct file *alloc_file(struct vfsmount *mnt, struct dentry *dentry,
> > - fmode_t mode, const struct file_operations *fop)
> > -{
> > - struct file *file;
> > -
> > - file = get_empty_filp();
> > - if (!file)
> > - return NULL;
> > -
> > - init_file(file, mnt, dentry, mode, fop);
> > - return file;
> > -}
> > -EXPORT_SYMBOL(alloc_file);
> > -
> > -/**
> > * init_file - initialize a 'struct file'
> > * @file: the already allocated 'struct file' to initialized
> > * @mnt: the vfsmount on which the file resides
> > * @dentry: the dentry representing this file
> > * @mode: the mode the file is opened with
> > * @fop: the 'struct file_operations' for this file
> > - *
> > - * Use this instead of setting the members directly. Doing so
> > - * avoids making mistakes like forgetting the mntget() or
> > - * forgetting to take a write on the mnt.
> > - *
> > - * Note: This is a crappy interface. It is here to make
> > - * merging with the existing users of get_empty_filp()
> > - * who have complex failure logic easier. All users
> > - * of this should be moving to alloc_file().
> > */
> > -int init_file(struct file *file, struct vfsmount *mnt, struct dentry *dentry,
> > - fmode_t mode, const struct file_operations *fop)
> > +static int init_file(struct file *file, struct vfsmount *mnt,
> > + struct dentry *dentry, fmode_t mode,
> > + const struct file_operations *fop)
> > {
> > int error = 0;
> > file->f_path.dentry = dentry;
> > @@ -218,7 +181,35 @@ int init_file(struct file *file, struct vfsmount *mnt, struct dentry *dentry,
> > }
> > return error;
> > }
> > -EXPORT_SYMBOL(init_file);
> > +
> > +/**
> > + * alloc_file - allocate and initialize a 'struct file'
> > + * @mnt: the vfsmount on which the file will reside
> > + * @dentry: the dentry representing the new file
> > + * @mode: the mode with which the new file will be opened
> > + * @fop: the 'struct file_operations' for the new file
> > + *
> > + * Use this instead of get_empty_filp() to get a new
> > + * 'struct file'. Do so because of the same initialization
> > + * pitfalls reasons listed for init_file(). This is a
> > + * preferred interface to using init_file().
> > + *
> > + * If all the callers of init_file() are eliminated, its
> > + * code should be moved into this function.
> > + */
> > +struct file *alloc_file(struct vfsmount *mnt, struct dentry *dentry,
> > + fmode_t mode, const struct file_operations *fop)
> > +{
> > + struct file *file;
> > +
> > + file = get_empty_filp();
> > + if (!file)
> > + return NULL;
> > +
> > + init_file(file, mnt, dentry, mode, fop);
> > + return file;
> > +}
> > +EXPORT_SYMBOL(alloc_file);
> >
> > void fput(struct file *file)
> > {
> > diff --git a/include/linux/file.h b/include/linux/file.h
> > index 335a0a5..6a8d361 100644
> > --- a/include/linux/file.h
> > +++ b/include/linux/file.h
> > @@ -18,9 +18,6 @@ extern void drop_file_write_access(struct file *file);
> > struct file_operations;
> > struct vfsmount;
> > struct dentry;
> > -extern int init_file(struct file *, struct vfsmount *mnt,
> > - struct dentry *dentry, fmode_t mode,
> > - const struct file_operations *fop);
> > extern struct file *alloc_file(struct vfsmount *, struct dentry *dentry,
> > fmode_t mode, const struct file_operations *fop);
> >
> >
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