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vfs: allow utimensat() calls to retry once on an ESTALE error

Clearly, we can't handle the NULL filename case, but we can deal with
the case where there's a real pathname.

Signed-off-by: Jeff Layton <jlayton@redhat.com>
Signed-off-by: Al Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk>
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1 parent 96948fc commit a69201d6f08240f20a0d33a1b7273d1e7748791c @jtlayton jtlayton committed with Al Viro Dec 11, 2012
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  1. +5 −1 fs/utimes.c
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@@ -158,13 +158,17 @@ long do_utimes(int dfd, const char __user *filename, struct timespec *times,
if (!(flags & AT_SYMLINK_NOFOLLOW))
lookup_flags |= LOOKUP_FOLLOW;
-
+retry:
error = user_path_at(dfd, filename, lookup_flags, &path);
if (error)
goto out;
error = utimes_common(&path, times);
path_put(&path);
+ if (retry_estale(error, lookup_flags)) {
+ lookup_flags |= LOOKUP_REVAL;
+ goto retry;
+ }
}
out:

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