debugfs: debugfs_use_start/finish do not exist anymore

This change “debugfs: debugfs_use_start/finish do not exist anymore” (commit 0eeb273) in Linux kernel is authored by Sergey Senozhatsky <sergey.senozhatsky [at] gmail.com> on Sun Dec 30 12:46:52 2018 +0900.

Description of "debugfs: debugfs_use_start/finish do not exist anymore"

The change “debugfs: debugfs_use_start/finish do not exist anymore” introduces changes as follows.

debugfs: debugfs_use_start/finish do not exist anymore

debugfs_use_file_start() and debugfs_use_file_finish() do not exist
since commit c9afbec27089 ("debugfs: purge obsolete SRCU based removal
protection"); tweak debugfs_create_file_unsafe() comment.

Signed-off-by: Sergey Senozhatsky <sergey.senozhatsky@gmail.com>
Reviewed-by: Rafael J. Wysocki <rafael.j.wysocki@intel.com>
Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>

Linux kernel releases containing commit 0eeb273

The Linux kernel releases containing this commit are as follows.

Linux kernel code changes from "debugfs: debugfs_use_start/finish do not exist anymore"

There are 4 lines of Linux source code added/deleted in this change. Code changes to Linux kernel are as follows.

 fs/debugfs/inode.c | 4 ++--
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
 
diff --git a/fs/debugfs/inode.c b/fs/debugfs/inode.c
index 13b01351dd1c..4354069101b4 100644
--- a/fs/debugfs/inode.c
+++ b/fs/debugfs/inode.c
@@ -422,8 +422,8 @@ EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(debugfs_create_file);
  * debugfs core.
  *
  * It is your responsibility to protect your struct file_operation
- * methods against file removals by means of debugfs_use_file_start()
- * and debugfs_use_file_finish(). ->open() is still protected by
+ * methods against file removals by means of debugfs_file_get()
+ * and debugfs_file_put(). ->open() is still protected by
  * debugfs though.
  *
  * Any struct file_operations defined by means of

The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 0eeb273 (patch).

Last modified: 2020/02/09