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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/2] security/selinux: fix /proc/sys/ labeling
On Tue, Feb 1, 2011 at 9:33 PM, Eric W. Biederman <> wrote:
> What kernel has a dentry_path_raw?  Perhaps you mean __dentry_path?

See the function here:

The last patches were against 2.6.38-rc2 because the dcache layer got
rewritten in 2.6.38

__dentry_path is now static (in fs/dcache.c) and does not take the
necessary locks.

dentry_path_raw is __dentry_path with locks

hostfs: simplify locking

Remove dcache_lock locking from hostfs filesystem, and move it into dcache
helpers. All that is required is a coherent path name. Protection from
concurrent modification of the namespace after path name generation is not
provided in current code, because dcache_lock is dropped before the path is

Signed-off-by: Nick Piggin <>

..: Lucian
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