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diff --git a/include/linux/pipe_fs_i.h b/include/linux/pipe_fs_i.h
index 445796945ac..3c5ac314742 100644
--- a/include/linux/pipe_fs_i.h
+++ b/include/linux/pipe_fs_i.h
@@ -161,4 +161,16 @@ void generic_pipe_buf_release(struct pipe_inode_info *, struct pipe_buffer *);
/* for F_SETPIPE_SZ and F_GETPIPE_SZ */
long pipe_fcntl(struct file *, unsigned int, unsigned long arg);
+/*
+ * After the inode slimming patch, i_pipe/i_bdev/i_cdev share the same
+ * location, so checking ->i_pipe is not enough to verify that this is a
+ * pipe.
+ */
+static inline struct pipe_inode_info *get_pipe_info(struct file *file)
+{
+ struct inode *i = file->f_path.dentry->d_inode;
+
+ return S_ISFIFO(i->i_mode) ? i->i_pipe : NULL;
+}
+
#endif