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Subject[PATCH 09/30] Unionfs: release special files on copyup
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If we copyup a special file (char, block, etc.), then dput the source
object.

Signed-off-by: Erez Zadok <ezk@cs.sunysb.edu>
---
fs/unionfs/copyup.c | 7 +++----
1 files changed, 3 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)
diff --git a/fs/unionfs/copyup.c b/fs/unionfs/copyup.c
index 3fe4865..f48209f 100644
--- a/fs/unionfs/copyup.c
+++ b/fs/unionfs/copyup.c
@@ -505,13 +505,12 @@ out_unlock:

out_free:
/*
- * If old_lower_dentry was a directory, we need to dput it. If it
- * was a file, then it was already dput indirectly by other
+ * If old_lower_dentry was not a file, then we need to dput it. If
+ * it was a file, then it was already dput indirectly by other
* functions we call above which operate on regular files.
*/
if (old_lower_dentry && old_lower_dentry->d_inode &&
- (S_ISDIR(old_lower_dentry->d_inode->i_mode) ||
- S_ISLNK(old_lower_dentry->d_inode->i_mode)))
+ !S_ISREG(old_lower_dentry->d_inode->i_mode))
dput(old_lower_dentry);
kfree(symbuf);

--
1.5.2.2


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