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SubjectRe: [PATCH net-next 1/2] socket: Allow external sockets to use socket syscalls
Hello Al,

On 12/26/14 2:56 PM, Al Viro wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 25, 2014 at 10:50:23PM -0800, Alex Gartrell wrote:
>> Currently the "is-socket" test for a file compares the ops table pointer,
>> which is static and local to the socket.c. Instead, this adds a flag for
>> private_data_is_socket. This is an exceptionally long commit message for a
>> two-line patch.
> NAK. Don't crap into struct file, please.

I don't disagree with your sentiment here. Is the additional f_op
approach less gross or do you have something else in mind?

Alex Gartrell <>

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