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-rw-r--r--fs/proc/proc_sysctl.c12
-rw-r--r--include/linux/sysctl.h1
2 files changed, 1 insertions, 12 deletions
diff --git a/fs/proc/proc_sysctl.c b/fs/proc/proc_sysctl.c
index a492ff60e07..e573f9b4f22 100644
--- a/fs/proc/proc_sysctl.c
+++ b/fs/proc/proc_sysctl.c
@@ -218,16 +218,6 @@ static int sysctl_perm(struct ctl_table_root *root, struct ctl_table *table, int
return test_perm(mode, op);
}
-static void sysctl_set_parent(struct ctl_table *parent, struct ctl_table *table)
-{
- for (; table->procname; table++) {
- table->parent = parent;
- if (table->child)
- sysctl_set_parent(table, table->child);
- }
-}
-
-
static struct inode *proc_sys_make_inode(struct super_block *sb,
struct ctl_table_header *head, struct ctl_table *table)
{
@@ -947,10 +937,10 @@ struct ctl_table_header *__register_sysctl_table(
header->used = 0;
header->unregistering = NULL;
header->root = root;
- sysctl_set_parent(NULL, header->ctl_table);
header->count = 1;
if (sysctl_check_table(path, table))
goto fail;
+
spin_lock(&sysctl_lock);
header->set = lookup_header_set(root, namespaces);
header->attached_by = header->ctl_table;
diff --git a/include/linux/sysctl.h b/include/linux/sysctl.h
index 25c7dfe1a7e..094bc5ccf1e 100644
--- a/include/linux/sysctl.h
+++ b/include/linux/sysctl.h
@@ -1016,7 +1016,6 @@ struct ctl_table
int maxlen;
umode_t mode;
struct ctl_table *child; /* Deprecated */
- struct ctl_table *parent; /* Automatically set */
proc_handler *proc_handler; /* Callback for text formatting */
struct ctl_table_poll *poll;
void *extra1;