Commit 41ca28ab authored by Evgeniy Polyakov's avatar Evgeniy Polyakov Committed by Greg Kroah-Hartman
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kref: add kref_set()

This adds kref_set() to the kref api for future use by people who really
know what they are doing with krefs...

From: Evgeniy Polyakov <>
Cc: Kay Sievers <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarGreg Kroah-Hartman <>
parent 775b64d2
......@@ -24,6 +24,7 @@ struct kref {
atomic_t refcount;
void kref_set(struct kref *kref, int num);
void kref_init(struct kref *kref);
void kref_get(struct kref *kref);
int kref_put(struct kref *kref, void (*release) (struct kref *kref));
......@@ -14,14 +14,24 @@
#include <linux/kref.h>
#include <linux/module.h>
* kref_set - initialize object and set refcount to requested number.
* @kref: object in question.
* @num: initial reference counter
void kref_set(struct kref *kref, int num)
atomic_set(&kref->refcount, num);
* kref_init - initialize object.
* @kref: object in question.
void kref_init(struct kref *kref)
kref_set(kref, 1);
......@@ -61,6 +71,7 @@ int kref_put(struct kref *kref, void (*release)(struct kref *kref))
return 0;
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