Re: [patch 09/10] Use struct path in fs_struct
From: Christoph Hellwig
Date: Sat Sep 29 2007 - 05:31:24 EST
On Sat, Sep 29, 2007 at 11:24:26AM +0200, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 28, 2007 at 10:39:48PM +0200, Andreas Gruenbacher wrote:
> > On Friday 28 September 2007 20:42, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> > > __d_path should probably switch to taking a struct path * aswell.
> > Indeed, it now easily can. Here we go...
> > One less parameter to __d_path
> > All callers to __d_path pass the dentry and vfsmount of a struct
> > path to __d_path. Pass the struct path directly, instead.
> Looks good. If you have some sparse time left the dentry and vfsmnt
> arguments of __d_path and d_path should probably be switched over
> to a struct path aswell. For about half of the callers that works
> out easily because they have a struct file, and some need some
> reshuffling (e.g. /proc/ symlink code or the dcookies that want to
> store a struct path aswell)
And thinking about it the function should also grow a better name,
say print_path. And if you really touch it moving the kerneldoc
comment to d_path from __d_path would also be very useful.
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