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2015-05-10don't pass nameidata to ->follow_link()Al Viro1-1/+1
its only use is getting passed to nd_jump_link(), which can obtain it from current->nameidata Signed-off-by: Al Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk>
2015-05-10new ->follow_link() and ->put_link() calling conventionsAl Viro1-3/+2
a) instead of storing the symlink body (via nd_set_link()) and returning an opaque pointer later passed to ->put_link(), ->follow_link() _stores_ that opaque pointer (into void * passed by address by caller) and returns the symlink body. Returning ERR_PTR() on error, NULL on jump (procfs magic symlinks) and pointer to symlink body for normal symlinks. Stored pointer is ignored in all cases except the last one. Storing NULL for opaque pointer (or not storing it at all) means no call of ->put_link(). b) the body used to be passed to ->put_link() implicitly (via nameidata). Now only the opaque pointer is. In the cases when we used the symlink body to free stuff, ->follow_link() now should store it as opaque pointer in addition to returning it. Signed-off-by: Al Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk>
2015-04-15VFS: normal filesystems (and lustre): d_inode() annotationsDavid Howells1-1/+1
that's the bulk of filesystem drivers dealing with inodes of their own Signed-off-by: David Howells <dhowells@redhat.com> Signed-off-by: Al Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk>
2014-01-23autofs: fix symlinks aren't checked for expiryIan Kent1-0/+4
The autofs4 module doesn't consider symlinks for expire as it did in the older autofs v3 module (so it's actually a long standing regression). The user space daemon has focused on the use of bind mounts instead of symlinks for a long time now and that's why this has not been noticed. But with the future addition of amd map parsing to automount(8), not to mention amd itself (of am-utils), symlink expiry will be needed. The direct and offset mount types can't be symlinks and the tree mounts of version 4 were always real mounts so only indirect mounts need expire symlinks. Since the current users of the autofs4 module haven't reported this as a problem to date this patch probably isn't a candidate for backport to stable. Signed-off-by: Ian Kent <ikent@redhat.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
2011-01-18autofs4: keep symlink body in inode->i_privateAl Viro1-2/+1
gets rid of all ->free()/->u.symlink machinery in autofs; we simply keep symlink bodies in inode->i_private and free them in ->evict_inode(). Acked-by: Ian Kent <raven@themaw.net> Signed-off-by: Al Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk>
2007-02-12[PATCH] mark struct inode_operations const 1Arjan van de Ven1-1/+1
Many struct inode_operations in the kernel can be "const". Marking them const moves these to the .rodata section, which avoids false sharing with potential dirty data. In addition it'll catch accidental writes at compile time to these shared resources. Signed-off-by: Arjan van de Ven <arjan@linux.intel.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
2005-08-19[PATCH] Fix up symlink function pointersAl Viro1-2/+2
This fixes up the symlink functions for the calling convention change: * afs, autofs4, befs, devfs, freevxfs, jffs2, jfs, ncpfs, procfs, smbfs, sysvfs, ufs, xfs - prototype change for ->follow_link() * befs, smbfs, xfs - same for ->put_link() Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>