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SubjectRe: [PATCH v8 1/3] vfs, fdtable: Add get_task_file helper
On Fri, Jan 03, 2020 at 08:29:26AM -0800, Sargun Dhillon wrote:
> This introduces a function which can be used to fetch a file, given an
> arbitrary task. As long as the user holds a reference (refcnt) to the
> task_struct it is safe to call, and will either return NULL on failure,
> or a pointer to the file, with a refcnt.
>
> This patch is based on Oleg Nesterov's (cf. [1]) patch from September
> 2018.
>
> [1]: Link: https://lore.kernel.org/r/20180915160423.GA31461@redhat.com
>
> Signed-off-by: Sargun Dhillon <sargun@sargun.me>
> Suggested-by: Oleg Nesterov <oleg@redhat.com>
> Acked-by: Christian Brauner <christian.brauner@ubuntu.com>

Nit: the patch is titled "vfs, fdtable: Add get_task_file helper"
but the actual helper is called fget_task()

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