Re: __put_task_struct

From: Frank Cornelis (
Date: Fri Jul 18 2003 - 01:10:55 EST

On Thu, 17 Jul 2003, Christoph Hellwig wrote:

> On Wed, Jul 16, 2003 at 04:58:15PM +0200, Frank Cornelis wrote:

> > When using get/put_task_struct from inside a module, kbuild warns about
> > __put_task_struct being undefined. Can someone export this function?
> Why would you use it in a module?

To make sure nobody destroys the task_struct while I'm manipulating it
(of course using task_lock/unlock). I'm just using the same 'lock
strategy' as done in asm/i386/kernel/ptrace.c and I guess that code is


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