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authorAlexey Dobriyan <>2008-10-15 22:04:23 -0700
committerLinus Torvalds <>2008-10-16 11:21:47 -0700
commitf221e726bf4e082a05dcd573379ac859bfba7126 (patch)
treea05f674caac693dc9aec7e46dd06115389f7ece3 /ipc
parentf40cbaa5b0a4719489e6e7947351c99a159aca30 (diff)
sysctl: simplify ->strategy
name and nlen parameters passed to ->strategy hook are unused, remove them. In general ->strategy hook should know what it's doing, and don't do something tricky for which, say, pointer to original userspace array may be needed (name). Signed-off-by: Alexey Dobriyan <> Acked-by: David S. Miller <> [ networking bits ] Cc: Ralf Baechle <> Cc: David Howells <> Cc: Matt Mackall <> Cc: "Eric W. Biederman" <> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <>
Diffstat (limited to 'ipc')
1 files changed, 4 insertions, 5 deletions
diff --git a/ipc/ipc_sysctl.c b/ipc/ipc_sysctl.c
index 69bc85978ba..0dfebc50942 100644
--- a/ipc/ipc_sysctl.c
+++ b/ipc/ipc_sysctl.c
@@ -131,7 +131,7 @@ static int proc_ipcauto_dointvec_minmax(ctl_table *table, int write,
/* The generic sysctl ipc data routine. */
-static int sysctl_ipc_data(ctl_table *table, int __user *name, int nlen,
+static int sysctl_ipc_data(ctl_table *table,
void __user *oldval, size_t __user *oldlenp,
void __user *newval, size_t newlen)
@@ -169,14 +169,13 @@ static int sysctl_ipc_data(ctl_table *table, int __user *name, int nlen,
return 1;
-static int sysctl_ipc_registered_data(ctl_table *table, int __user *name,
- int nlen, void __user *oldval, size_t __user *oldlenp,
+static int sysctl_ipc_registered_data(ctl_table *table,
+ void __user *oldval, size_t __user *oldlenp,
void __user *newval, size_t newlen)
int rc;
- rc = sysctl_ipc_data(table, name, nlen, oldval, oldlenp, newval,
- newlen);
+ rc = sysctl_ipc_data(table, oldval, oldlenp, newval, newlen);
if (newval && newlen && rc > 0)