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From: Pete Zaitcev <>
To: "Dmitry Torokhov" <>
Subject: Re: chrdev_open lifetime question
Date: Mon, 19 Mar 2007 18:02:25 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On Wed, 7 Mar 2007 17:23:05 -0500, "Dmitry Torokhov" <> wrote:

> It seems that if a process keeps a character device open then other
> processes will also be able to get into filp->f_op->open(inode,filp)
> in chrdev_open() even after a driver called cdev_del() as part of its
> unwind procedure. Is this correct or am I missing something?

I see no replies in the archives. Have you got any private ones?

Also, what's the context?

-- Pete

  reply	other threads:[~2007-03-20  1:03 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 3+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-03-07 22:23 Dmitry Torokhov
2007-03-20  1:02 ` Pete Zaitcev [this message]
2007-03-25  5:36   ` Dmitry Torokhov

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