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Input: evdev - do not report errors form flush()
commit eb38f3a upstream. We've got bug reports showing the old systemd-logind (at least system-210) aborting unexpectedly, and this turned out to be because of an invalid error code from close() call to evdev devices. close() is supposed to return only either EINTR or EBADFD, while the device returned ENODEV. logind was overreacting to it and decided to kill itself when an unexpected error code was received. What a tragedy. The bad error code comes from flush fops, and actually evdev_flush() returns ENODEV when device is disconnected or client's access to it is revoked. But in these cases the fact that flush did not actually happen is not an error, but rather normal behavior. For non-disconnected devices result of flush is also not that interesting as there is no potential of data loss and even if it fails application has no way of handling the error. Because of that we are better off always returning success from evdev_flush(). Also returning EINTR from flush()/close() is discouraged (as it is not clear how application should handle this error), so let's stop taking evdev->mutex interruptibly. Bugzilla: http://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=939834 Signed-off-by: Takashi Iwai <email@example.com> Signed-off-by: Dmitry Torokhov <firstname.lastname@example.org> Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <email@example.com>
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