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authorArnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de>2010-07-04 00:15:10 +0200
committerFrederic Weisbecker <fweisbec@gmail.com>2010-08-14 00:24:24 +0200
commitb19dd42faf413b4705d4adb38521e82d73fa4249 (patch)
treefbfdea065c3772b2de2c37238af6afcad2e42934 /Documentation/filesystems/vfs.txt
parentc6d7ba8b12636923f3e30997dec69bed58e176b6 (diff)
downloadlinux-linaro-stable-b19dd42faf413b4705d4adb38521e82d73fa4249.tar.gz
bkl: Remove locked .ioctl file operation
The last user is gone, so we can safely remove this Signed-off-by: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de> Cc: John Kacur <jkacur@redhat.com> Cc: Al Viro <viro@ZenIV.linux.org.uk> Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de> Signed-off-by: Frederic Weisbecker <fweisbec@gmail.com>
Diffstat (limited to 'Documentation/filesystems/vfs.txt')
-rw-r--r--Documentation/filesystems/vfs.txt6
1 files changed, 1 insertions, 5 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/filesystems/vfs.txt b/Documentation/filesystems/vfs.txt
index 94677e7dcb13..ed7e5efc06d8 100644
--- a/Documentation/filesystems/vfs.txt
+++ b/Documentation/filesystems/vfs.txt
@@ -727,7 +727,6 @@ struct file_operations {
ssize_t (*aio_write) (struct kiocb *, const struct iovec *, unsigned long, loff_t);
int (*readdir) (struct file *, void *, filldir_t);
unsigned int (*poll) (struct file *, struct poll_table_struct *);
- int (*ioctl) (struct inode *, struct file *, unsigned int, unsigned long);
long (*unlocked_ioctl) (struct file *, unsigned int, unsigned long);
long (*compat_ioctl) (struct file *, unsigned int, unsigned long);
int (*mmap) (struct file *, struct vm_area_struct *);
@@ -768,10 +767,7 @@ otherwise noted.
activity on this file and (optionally) go to sleep until there
is activity. Called by the select(2) and poll(2) system calls
- ioctl: called by the ioctl(2) system call
-
- unlocked_ioctl: called by the ioctl(2) system call. Filesystems that do not
- require the BKL should use this method instead of the ioctl() above.
+ unlocked_ioctl: called by the ioctl(2) system call.
compat_ioctl: called by the ioctl(2) system call when 32 bit system calls
are used on 64 bit kernels.