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authorChristoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>2008-12-22 21:11:15 +0100
committerAl Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk>2009-01-05 11:54:28 -0500
commit4c728ef583b3d82266584da5cb068294c09df31e (patch)
tree1252fa82b5a7cf60c0898c3da810228b4c34ebb3 /fs/coda/file.c
parent6110e3abbff8b785907d4db50240e63c1be726e3 (diff)
downloadlinux-linaro-4c728ef583b3d82266584da5cb068294c09df31e.tar.gz
add a vfs_fsync helper
Fsync currently has a fdatawrite/fdatawait pair around the method call, and a mutex_lock/unlock of the inode mutex. All callers of fsync have to duplicate this, but we have a few and most of them don't quite get it right. This patch adds a new vfs_fsync that takes care of this. It's a little more complicated as usual as ->fsync might get a NULL file pointer and just a dentry from nfsd, but otherwise gets afile and we want to take the mapping and file operations from it when it is there. Notes on the fsync callers: - ecryptfs wasn't calling filemap_fdatawrite / filemap_fdatawait on the lower file - coda wasn't calling filemap_fdatawrite / filemap_fdatawait on the host file, and returning 0 when ->fsync was missing - shm wasn't calling either filemap_fdatawrite / filemap_fdatawait nor taking i_mutex. Now given that shared memory doesn't have disk backing not doing anything in fsync seems fine and I left it out of the vfs_fsync conversion for now, but in that case we might just not pass it through to the lower file at all but just call the no-op simple_sync_file directly. [and now actually export vfs_fsync] Signed-off-by: Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de> Signed-off-by: Al Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk>
Diffstat (limited to 'fs/coda/file.c')
-rw-r--r--fs/coda/file.c12
1 files changed, 2 insertions, 10 deletions
diff --git a/fs/coda/file.c b/fs/coda/file.c
index 466303db2df..6a347fbc998 100644
--- a/fs/coda/file.c
+++ b/fs/coda/file.c
@@ -201,8 +201,7 @@ int coda_release(struct inode *coda_inode, struct file *coda_file)
int coda_fsync(struct file *coda_file, struct dentry *coda_dentry, int datasync)
{
struct file *host_file;
- struct dentry *host_dentry;
- struct inode *host_inode, *coda_inode = coda_dentry->d_inode;
+ struct inode *coda_inode = coda_dentry->d_inode;
struct coda_file_info *cfi;
int err = 0;
@@ -214,14 +213,7 @@ int coda_fsync(struct file *coda_file, struct dentry *coda_dentry, int datasync)
BUG_ON(!cfi || cfi->cfi_magic != CODA_MAGIC);
host_file = cfi->cfi_container;
- if (host_file->f_op && host_file->f_op->fsync) {
- host_dentry = host_file->f_path.dentry;
- host_inode = host_dentry->d_inode;
- mutex_lock(&host_inode->i_mutex);
- err = host_file->f_op->fsync(host_file, host_dentry, datasync);
- mutex_unlock(&host_inode->i_mutex);
- }
-
+ err = vfs_fsync(host_file, host_file->f_path.dentry, datasync);
if ( !err && !datasync ) {
lock_kernel();
err = venus_fsync(coda_inode->i_sb, coda_i2f(coda_inode));