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Date:   Wed, 30 Aug 2017 17:00:06 +0200
From:   Christoph Hellwig <>
Subject: [PATCH 15/16] fs: unexport vfs_read and vfs_write

No modular users left.  Given that they take user pointers there is no
good reason to export it to drivers to start with.

Signed-off-by: Christoph Hellwig <>
 fs/read_write.c | 4 ----
 1 file changed, 4 deletions(-)

diff --git a/fs/read_write.c b/fs/read_write.c
index 1a10ffff1619..d3ff440d7084 100644
--- a/fs/read_write.c
+++ b/fs/read_write.c
@@ -454,8 +454,6 @@ ssize_t vfs_read(struct file *file, char __user *buf, size_t count, loff_t *pos)
 	return ret;
 static ssize_t new_sync_write(struct file *filp, const char __user *buf, size_t len, loff_t *ppos)
 	struct iovec iov = { .iov_base = (void __user *)buf, .iov_len = len };
@@ -554,8 +552,6 @@ ssize_t vfs_write(struct file *file, const char __user *buf, size_t count, loff_
 	return ret;
 static inline loff_t file_pos_read(struct file *file)
 	return file->f_pos;

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