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authorAl Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk>2012-06-15 03:01:42 +0400
committerAl Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk>2012-07-14 16:35:02 +0400
commit79714f72d3b964611997de512cb29198c9f2dbbb (patch)
tree27560778736691d1edb8276897f4ed3b9411bcb2 /kernel
parent1acf0af9b981027f3e73e93f0d3f85abdc794f71 (diff)
downloadlinux-linaro-stable-79714f72d3b964611997de512cb29198c9f2dbbb.tar.gz
get rid of kern_path_parent()
all callers want the same thing, actually - a kinda-sorta analog of kern_path_create(). I.e. they want parent vfsmount/dentry (with ->i_mutex held, to make sure the child dentry is still their child) + the child dentry. Signed-off-by Al Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk>
Diffstat (limited to 'kernel')
-rw-r--r--kernel/audit_watch.c25
1 files changed, 3 insertions, 22 deletions
diff --git a/kernel/audit_watch.c b/kernel/audit_watch.c
index e683869365d9..3823281401b5 100644
--- a/kernel/audit_watch.c
+++ b/kernel/audit_watch.c
@@ -355,34 +355,15 @@ static void audit_remove_parent_watches(struct audit_parent *parent)
/* Get path information necessary for adding watches. */
static int audit_get_nd(struct audit_watch *watch, struct path *parent)
{
- struct nameidata nd;
- struct dentry *d;
- int err;
-
- err = kern_path_parent(watch->path, &nd);
- if (err)
- return err;
-
- if (nd.last_type != LAST_NORM) {
- path_put(&nd.path);
- return -EINVAL;
- }
-
- mutex_lock_nested(&nd.path.dentry->d_inode->i_mutex, I_MUTEX_PARENT);
- d = lookup_one_len(nd.last.name, nd.path.dentry, nd.last.len);
- if (IS_ERR(d)) {
- mutex_unlock(&nd.path.dentry->d_inode->i_mutex);
- path_put(&nd.path);
+ struct dentry *d = kern_path_locked(watch->path, parent);
+ if (IS_ERR(d))
return PTR_ERR(d);
- }
+ mutex_unlock(&parent->dentry->d_inode->i_mutex);
if (d->d_inode) {
/* update watch filter fields */
watch->dev = d->d_inode->i_sb->s_dev;
watch->ino = d->d_inode->i_ino;
}
- mutex_unlock(&nd.path.dentry->d_inode->i_mutex);
-
- *parent = nd.path;
dput(d);
return 0;
}