Re: [PATCH 2/2] vfs: Fix refcnt leak with __do_follow_link() in do_filp_open()

From: OGAWA Hirofumi
Date: Wed Jan 13 2010 - 22:32:58 EST

Al Viro <viro@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> On Wed, Jan 13, 2010 at 07:51:00PM +0000, Al Viro wrote:
>> Point, but... that's not the way I'd do it (again, see #untested for the
>> direction it's heading). What we ought to do is simply "put ourselves
>> in trust-no-one mode (LOOKUP_REVAL) and restart the entire thing; if
>> we'd already been through that, fail immediately".
>> And yes, it needs to be pulled in front of queue and go in before .34.
>> Will do shortly.
> See commit 1fe1244faf0e862342bd2ae29e341cc957469aee in vfs-2.6.git#for-linus
> (that's going to be rc5 fixes push tonight, after several more things get
> shifted there).

Thanks. I'll see later.
OGAWA Hirofumi <hirofumi@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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