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authorErez Zadok <ezk@cs.sunysb.edu>2008-02-07 00:13:25 -0800
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@woody.linux-foundation.org>2008-02-07 08:42:16 -0800
commitdeb21db7788b97a2bccdefe605433ef97f482689 (patch)
tree9adc35a3f7271c7c328f6b835203150763683ddb /fs/ioctl.c
parentc9845ff1df5ba007b576c26c4f1e7ca43b7c7e87 (diff)
VFS: swap do_ioctl and vfs_ioctl names
Rename old vfs_ioctl to do_ioctl, because the comment above it clearly indicates that it is an internal function not to be exported to modules; therefore it should have a more traditional do_XXX name. The new do_ioctl is exported in fs.h but not to modules. Rename the old do_ioctl to vfs_ioctl because the names vfs_XXX should preferably be reserved to callable VFS functions which modules may call, as many other vfs_XXX functions already do. Export the new vfs_ioctl to GPL modules so others can use it (including Unionfs and eCryptfs). Add DocBook for new vfs_ioctl. [akpm@linux-foundation.org: fix build] Signed-off-by: Erez Zadok <ezk@cs.sunysb.edu> Cc: Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
Diffstat (limited to 'fs/ioctl.c')
-rw-r--r--fs/ioctl.c28
1 files changed, 20 insertions, 8 deletions
diff --git a/fs/ioctl.c b/fs/ioctl.c
index 652cacf433f..e6500cd1225 100644
--- a/fs/ioctl.c
+++ b/fs/ioctl.c
@@ -16,8 +16,20 @@
#include <asm/ioctls.h>
-static long do_ioctl(struct file *filp, unsigned int cmd,
- unsigned long arg)
+/**
+ * vfs_ioctl - call filesystem specific ioctl methods
+ * @filp: [in] open file to invoke ioctl method on
+ * @cmd: [in] ioctl command to execute
+ * @arg: [in/out] command-specific argument for ioctl
+ *
+ * Invokes filesystem specific ->unlocked_ioctl, if one exists; otherwise
+ * invokes * filesystem specific ->ioctl method. If neither method exists,
+ * returns -ENOTTY.
+ *
+ * Returns 0 on success, -errno on error.
+ */
+long vfs_ioctl(struct file *filp, unsigned int cmd,
+ unsigned long arg)
{
int error = -ENOTTY;
@@ -72,18 +84,18 @@ static int file_ioctl(struct file *filp, unsigned int cmd,
return put_user(i_size_read(inode) - filp->f_pos, p);
}
- return do_ioctl(filp, cmd, arg);
+ return vfs_ioctl(filp, cmd, arg);
}
/*
* When you add any new common ioctls to the switches above and below
* please update compat_sys_ioctl() too.
*
- * vfs_ioctl() is not for drivers and not intended to be EXPORT_SYMBOL()'d.
+ * do_vfs_ioctl() is not for drivers and not intended to be EXPORT_SYMBOL()'d.
* It's just a simple helper for sys_ioctl and compat_sys_ioctl.
*/
-int vfs_ioctl(struct file *filp, unsigned int fd, unsigned int cmd,
- unsigned long arg)
+int do_vfs_ioctl(struct file *filp, unsigned int fd, unsigned int cmd,
+ unsigned long arg)
{
unsigned int flag;
int on, error = 0;
@@ -152,7 +164,7 @@ int vfs_ioctl(struct file *filp, unsigned int fd, unsigned int cmd,
if (S_ISREG(filp->f_path.dentry->d_inode->i_mode))
error = file_ioctl(filp, cmd, arg);
else
- error = do_ioctl(filp, cmd, arg);
+ error = vfs_ioctl(filp, cmd, arg);
break;
}
return error;
@@ -172,7 +184,7 @@ asmlinkage long sys_ioctl(unsigned int fd, unsigned int cmd, unsigned long arg)
if (error)
goto out_fput;
- error = vfs_ioctl(filp, fd, cmd, arg);
+ error = do_vfs_ioctl(filp, fd, cmd, arg);
out_fput:
fput_light(filp, fput_needed);
out: