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Subject[PATCH] procfs: don't need a PATH_MAX allocation to hold a string representation of an int
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Signed-off-by: Jeff Layton <jlayton@redhat.com>
---
fs/proc/base.c | 5 +++--
1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
diff --git a/fs/proc/base.c b/fs/proc/base.c
index 1b6c84c..58e801b 100644
--- a/fs/proc/base.c
+++ b/fs/proc/base.c
@@ -2758,7 +2758,8 @@ static void *proc_self_follow_link(struct dentry *dentry, struct nameidata *nd)
pid_t tgid = task_tgid_nr_ns(current, ns);
char *name = ERR_PTR(-ENOENT);
if (tgid) {
- name = __getname();
+ /* 10 for max length of an int in decimal + NULL terminator */
+ name = kmalloc(11, GFP_KERNEL);
if (!name)
name = ERR_PTR(-ENOMEM);
else
@@ -2773,7 +2774,7 @@ static void proc_self_put_link(struct dentry *dentry, struct nameidata *nd,
{
char *s = nd_get_link(nd);
if (!IS_ERR(s))
- __putname(s);
+ kfree(s);
}

static const struct inode_operations proc_self_inode_operations = {
--
1.7.11.4


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