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SubjectRe: [PATCH RESEND 1/2] fs/anon_inode: Introduce a new lib function anon_inode_getfile_private()
Hi Ben,

On 07/16/2013 09:16 PM, Benjamin LaHaise wrote:

> On Tue, Jul 16, 2013 at 05:56:12PM +0800, Gu Zheng wrote:
>> Introduce a new lib function anon_inode_getfile_private(), it creates a new file
>> instance by hooking it up to an anonymous inode, and a dentry that describe the
>> "class" of the file, similar to anon_inode_getfile(), but each file holds a
>> single inode. Furthermore, anyone who wants to create a private anon file will
>> benefit from this change.
>> Signed-off-by: Gu Zheng <>
>> Signed-off-by: Benjamin LaHaise <>
> Please don't add my Signed-off-by when I have never even seen or reviewed
> a patch -- that is completely unacceptable.

Sorry for my reckless action, I'll remember your reminder.:)

> Second, I don't think this
> patch is suitable for 3.11, as it has not seen much testing outside of one
> test program I had written. It's a long standing bug, so it isn't urgent
> to get the fix into the tree. That said, it did pass a few tests I ran
> last night, so it is probably suitable for the -next tree.

Thanks for your test.:)


> As for patch 1, it looks okay to me, but will need Al Viro's signoff.
> -ben

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