Inline Macro issue

Saket Sinha saket.sinha89 at
Mon Jul 15 07:57:23 EDT 2013

Here is the macro

Now this driver is at 2.6.18 kernel. I have to upgrade it to 3.8.3.
As I have said
"current" in kernel is a global macro, that always point to the "struct
task_struct * " of the currently executing task (for details on
task_struct, ref Robert Love, pg 24-27).

Now if you look at thse two lines-

current->fsuid = 0; \
current->fsgid = 0

Now task struct does not contain fsuid and fsgid, instead you have
struct cred containing fsuid and fsgid.

So normal method is
struct cred *new1;
new1 =prepare_creds();
//make changes to any member of this structure

Now this above action I need to perform through a macro, in order to bring
minimal changes to the driver.

Now, I have told everything. Can someone suggest something that might work.

Saket Sinha

On Mon, Jul 15, 2013 at 5:07 PM, Mandeep Sandhu <mandeepsandhu.chd at
> wrote:

> On Mon, Jul 15, 2013 at 4:50 PM, Saket Sinha <saket.sinha89 at>wrote:
>> Mandip:
>> Error is expected error or declaration at the end of input
> Without looking at the code, it's difficult to comment further.
> Can you attach a small compilable example which exhibits the error?
> -mandeep
>> Anish:
>> that '\' should not be there first of all and even if I put it same error
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