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vfs: make lremovexattr retry once on ESTALE error

Signed-off-by: Jeff Layton <jlayton@redhat.com>
Signed-off-by: Al Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk>
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1 parent 12f0621 commit b729d75d19777a5dd34672020516eada43ff026f @jtlayton jtlayton committed with Al Viro Dec 11, 2012
Showing with 7 additions and 2 deletions.
  1. +7 −2 fs/xattr.c
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9 fs/xattr.c
@@ -668,8 +668,9 @@ SYSCALL_DEFINE2(lremovexattr, const char __user *, pathname,
{
struct path path;
int error;
-
- error = user_lpath(pathname, &path);
+ unsigned int lookup_flags = 0;
+retry:
+ error = user_path_at(AT_FDCWD, pathname, lookup_flags, &path);
if (error)
return error;
error = mnt_want_write(path.mnt);
@@ -678,6 +679,10 @@ SYSCALL_DEFINE2(lremovexattr, const char __user *, pathname,
mnt_drop_write(path.mnt);
}
path_put(&path);
+ if (retry_estale(error, lookup_flags)) {
+ lookup_flags |= LOOKUP_REVAL;
+ goto retry;
+ }
return error;
}

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