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/* Kernel object name space definitions
* Copyright (c) 2002-2003 Patrick Mochel
* Copyright (c) 2002-2003 Open Source Development Labs
* Copyright (c) 2006-2008 Greg Kroah-Hartman <>
* Copyright (c) 2006-2008 Novell Inc.
* Split from kobject.h by David Howells (
* This file is released under the GPLv2.
* Please read Documentation/kobject.txt before using the kobject
* interface, ESPECIALLY the parts about reference counts and object
* destructors.
struct sock;
struct kobject;
* Namespace types which are used to tag kobjects and sysfs entries.
* Network namespace will likely be the first.
enum kobj_ns_type {
* Callbacks so sysfs can determine namespaces
* @current_ns: return calling task's namespace
* @netlink_ns: return namespace to which a sock belongs (right?)
* @initial_ns: return the initial namespace (i.e. init_net_ns)
struct kobj_ns_type_operations {
enum kobj_ns_type type;
const void *(*current_ns)(void);
const void *(*netlink_ns)(struct sock *sk);
const void *(*initial_ns)(void);
int kobj_ns_type_register(const struct kobj_ns_type_operations *ops);
int kobj_ns_type_registered(enum kobj_ns_type type);
const struct kobj_ns_type_operations *kobj_child_ns_ops(struct kobject *parent);
const struct kobj_ns_type_operations *kobj_ns_ops(struct kobject *kobj);
const void *kobj_ns_current(enum kobj_ns_type type);
const void *kobj_ns_netlink(enum kobj_ns_type type, struct sock *sk);
const void *kobj_ns_initial(enum kobj_ns_type type);
void kobj_ns_exit(enum kobj_ns_type type, const void *ns);
#endif /* _LINUX_KOBJECT_NS_H */