Roman V. Shaposhnick wrote:
> * all address space operations get a "struct file *" pointer. It will
> contain a hint from kernel when it is available and NULL if it is not.
Linus already noted that it needs to be clear this can be NULL --
perhaps to the extent of having two separate functions, one with and one
without the file pointer.
May I humbly suggest you name the argument `struct file * file_or_null',
so that filesystem implementors don't make the mistake of assuming it
is always set?
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