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SubjectRe: [PATCH v9 1/4] vfs, fdtable: Add fget_task helper
On Tue, Jan 7, 2020 at 6:59 PM Sargun Dhillon <sargun@sargun.me> wrote:
>
> This introduces a function which can be used to fetch a file, given an
> arbitrary task. As long as the user holds a reference (refcnt) to the
> task_struct it is safe to call, and will either return NULL on failure,
> or a pointer to the file, with a refcnt.
>
> This patch is based on Oleg Nesterov's (cf. [1]) patch from September
> 2018.
>
> [1]: Link: https://lore.kernel.org/r/20180915160423.GA31461@redhat.com
>
> Signed-off-by: Sargun Dhillon <sargun@sargun.me>
> Suggested-by: Oleg Nesterov <oleg@redhat.com>
> Acked-by: Christian Brauner <christian.brauner@ubuntu.com>

Reviewed-by: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de>

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