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SubjectRe: [patch 3/8] procfs: Add ability to plug in auxiliary fdinfo providers
On Wed, Aug 15, 2012 at 10:29:27PM +0100, Al Viro wrote:
>
> This, BTW, is too convoluted for its own good. What you need is
> something like
> struct whatever {
> struct seq_file *m;
> struct file *f;
> int flags;
> };
> with single allocation of that sucker in your ->open(). Set
> file->private_data to address of seq_file field in your object *before*
> calling seq_open() and don't bother with m->private at all - just use
> container_of(m, struct whatever, m) in your ->show() to get to that
> structure...

I will try and post results, thanks!

Cyrill


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