[RFC][PATCH 3/5]: Simplify devpts_get_tty()

sukadev at us.ibm.com sukadev at us.ibm.com
Fri Aug 29 00:02:46 PDT 2008


From: Sukadev Bhattiprolu <sukadev at us.ibm.com>
Subject: [RFC][PATCH 3/5]: Simplify devpts_get_tty()

As pointed out by H. Peter Anvin, since the inode for the pty is known,
we don't need to look it up.

---
 fs/devpts/inode.c |   17 +++++------------
 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+), 12 deletions(-)

Index: linux-2.6.27-rc3-tty/fs/devpts/inode.c
===================================================================
--- linux-2.6.27-rc3-tty.orig/fs/devpts/inode.c	2008-08-28 17:59:15.000000000 -0700
+++ linux-2.6.27-rc3-tty/fs/devpts/inode.c	2008-08-28 18:01:11.000000000 -0700
@@ -27,6 +27,7 @@
 #define DEVPTS_SUPER_MAGIC 0x1cd1
 
 #define DEVPTS_DEFAULT_MODE 0600
+#define PTMX_MINOR	2
 
 extern int pty_limit;			/* Config limit on Unix98 ptys */
 static DEFINE_IDA(allocated_ptys);
@@ -247,19 +248,11 @@ int devpts_pty_new(struct inode *ptmx_in
 
 struct tty_struct *devpts_get_tty(struct inode *pts_inode, int number)
 {
-	struct dentry *dentry = get_node(number);
-	struct tty_struct *tty;
-
-	tty = NULL;
-	if (!IS_ERR(dentry)) {
-		if (dentry->d_inode)
-			tty = dentry->d_inode->i_private;
-		dput(dentry);
-	}
-
-	mutex_unlock(&devpts_root->d_inode->i_mutex);
+	BUG_ON(pts_inode->i_rdev == MKDEV(TTYAUX_MAJOR, PTMX_MINOR));
 
-	return tty;
+	if (pts_inode->i_sb->s_magic == DEVPTS_SUPER_MAGIC)
+		return (struct tty_struct *)pts_inode->i_private;
+	return NULL;
 }
 
 void devpts_pty_kill(struct tty_struct *tty)


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