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drivers: misc: pass miscdevice pointer via file private data
authorSamu Onkalo <samu.p.onkalo@nokia.com>
Mon, 24 May 2010 21:33:10 +0000 (14:33 -0700)
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
Tue, 25 May 2010 15:07:03 +0000 (08:07 -0700)
commitfa1f68db6ca7ebb6fc4487ac215bffba06c01c28
tree6682b0c8d27c0d0a377125215f54378be37c5b61
parent6c5e303afdf2910e58aeda56c10506342545a5af
drivers: misc: pass miscdevice pointer via file private data

For misc devices, inode->i_cdev doesn't point to the device drivers own
data.  Link between file operations and device driver internal data is
lost.  Pass pointer to misc device struct via file private data for driver
open function use.

Signed-off-by: Samu Onkalo <samu.p.onkalo@nokia.com>
Cc: Al Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk>
Cc: Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>
Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
drivers/char/misc.c