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-rw-r--r--include/linux/proc_fs.h13
1 files changed, 12 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/include/linux/proc_fs.h b/include/linux/proc_fs.h
index 01b9268451a8..b6e7005cc1b2 100644
--- a/include/linux/proc_fs.h
+++ b/include/linux/proc_fs.h
@@ -110,7 +110,18 @@ extern struct proc_dir_entry *proc_create_data(const char *, umode_t,
struct proc_dir_entry *proc_create(const char *name, umode_t mode, struct proc_dir_entry *parent, const struct proc_ops *proc_ops);
extern void proc_set_size(struct proc_dir_entry *, loff_t);
extern void proc_set_user(struct proc_dir_entry *, kuid_t, kgid_t);
-extern void *PDE_DATA(const struct inode *);
+
+/*
+ * Obtain the private data passed by user through proc_create_data() or
+ * related.
+ */
+static inline void *pde_data(const struct inode *inode)
+{
+ return inode->i_private;
+}
+
+#define PDE_DATA(i) pde_data(i)
+
extern void *proc_get_parent_data(const struct inode *);
extern void proc_remove(struct proc_dir_entry *);
extern void remove_proc_entry(const char *, struct proc_dir_entry *);