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Date:	Tue, 8 Feb 2011 15:28:56 -0500
From:	Christoph Hellwig <>
To:	Alan Cox <>
	Christoph Hellwig <>,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH 01/12] export kernel call get_task_comm()

On Tue, Feb 08, 2011 at 08:28:52PM +0000, Alan Cox wrote:
> On Tue, 8 Feb 2011 11:44:16 -0800 (PST)
> > > From current you can just dereference current->comm, and access from
> > > other threads from drivers is a bad idea.
> You need to take the locks for it - which get_task_comm encapsulates.

Not for current->comm, which is the only thing it cares about.
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