[RFC][PATCH 1/3] Move parts of init_dev() into new functions

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Mon Aug 25 19:13:26 PDT 2008

sukadev at us.ibm.com wrote:
> Yes, we know the driver, but do we need to pass it into ->get_tty() ?
> Passing it in (or having the operation compute from inode) has advantage
> of allowing drivers to share code if necessary.

Yes, and it gets access to its own data.  It's how you implement an 
object-oriented method call in C.


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