Commit a457606a authored by Eric Biggers's avatar Eric Biggers Committed by Al Viro

fs/file_table.c: Update alloc_file() comment

This comment is 5 years outdated; init_file() no longer exists.
Signed-off-by: default avatarEric Biggers <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarAl Viro <>
parent 8cc43116
......@@ -150,18 +150,10 @@ struct file *get_empty_filp(void)
* alloc_file - allocate and initialize a 'struct file'
* @mnt: the vfsmount on which the file will reside
* @dentry: the dentry representing the new file
* @path: the (dentry, vfsmount) pair for the new file
* @mode: the mode with which the new file will be opened
* @fop: the 'struct file_operations' for the new file
* Use this instead of get_empty_filp() to get a new
* 'struct file'. Do so because of the same initialization
* pitfalls reasons listed for init_file(). This is a
* preferred interface to using init_file().
* If all the callers of init_file() are eliminated, its
* code should be moved into this function.
struct file *alloc_file(struct path *path, fmode_t mode,
const struct file_operations *fop)
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