Re: parent inode from the current struct inode

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Hi Jack,

On Wed, Feb 8, 2012 at 8:48 AM, Jack David <jd6589@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi All,
> Is possible to get parent directory's inode structure from the current
> inode? If so, how can I do that?

It should be possible to use the container_of macro to get the parent
dentry struct. Then, you can get the parent dentry d_parent and access
its inode. (Please correct me, if I'm wrong. I didn't test it).


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