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Date:	Wed, 06 Aug 2014 18:03:32 -0700
From:	ebiederm@...ssion.com (Eric W. Biederman)
To:	Rob Jones <rob.jones@...ethink.co.uk>
Cc:	linux-fsdevel@...r.kernel.org, linux-doc@...r.kernel.org,
	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, linux-kernel@...ts.codethink.co.uk,
	ian.molton@...ethink.co.uk, Al Viro <viro@...IV.linux.org.uk>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] seq_file: Allow private data to be supplied on seq_open

Al Viro <viro@...IV.linux.org.uk> writes:

> On Wed, Aug 06, 2014 at 05:16:49PM +0100, Rob Jones wrote:
>
>> I'm not quite sure I understand your meaning when you say "via seq_open"
>> though, that function call format needs to stay the same or lots of
>> code will break, so I can't just add the third parameter on the end.
>> (C++ does have *some* advantages!) Can you clarify, please?
>
> seq_open_private() can be implemented as call of seq_open() +
> assignment...

This is why I object to the name seq_open_priv() for the new code.
seq_open_private() is already implemented and base on seq_open().

And the names are close enough together it is confusing :(

Eric
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