sysfs: remove duplicated dput in sysfs_update_file
Hidetoshi Seto [Wed, 20 Sep 2006 07:38:00 +0000 (16:38 +0900)]
Following function can drops d_count twice against one reference
by lookup_one_len.

<SOURCE>
/**
 * sysfs_update_file - update the modified timestamp on an object attribute.
 * @kobj: object we're acting for.
 * @attr: attribute descriptor.
 */
int sysfs_update_file(struct kobject * kobj, const struct attribute * attr)
{
        struct dentry * dir = kobj->dentry;
        struct dentry * victim;
        int res = -ENOENT;

        mutex_lock(&dir->d_inode->i_mutex);
        victim = lookup_one_len(attr->name, dir, strlen(attr->name));
        if (!IS_ERR(victim)) {
                /* make sure dentry is really there */
                if (victim->d_inode &&
                    (victim->d_parent->d_inode == dir->d_inode)) {
                        victim->d_inode->i_mtime = CURRENT_TIME;
                        fsnotify_modify(victim);

                        /**
                         * Drop reference from initial sysfs_get_dentry().
                         */
                        dput(victim);
                        res = 0;
                } else
                        d_drop(victim);

                /**
                 * Drop the reference acquired from sysfs_get_dentry() above.
                 */
                dput(victim);
        }
        mutex_unlock(&dir->d_inode->i_mutex);

        return res;
}
</SOURCE>

PCI-hotplug (drivers/pci/hotplug/pci_hotplug_core.c) is only user of
this function. I confirmed that dentry of /sys/bus/pci/slots/XXX/*
have negative d_count value.

This patch removes unnecessary dput().

Signed-off-by: Hidetoshi Seto <seto.hidetoshi@jp.fujitsu.com>
Acked-by: Maneesh Soni <maneesh@in.ibm.com>
Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@suse.de>

fs/sysfs/file.c

index 146f1de..93218cc 100644 (file)
@@ -483,11 +483,6 @@ int sysfs_update_file(struct kobject * kobj, const struct attribute * attr)
                    (victim->d_parent->d_inode == dir->d_inode)) {
                        victim->d_inode->i_mtime = CURRENT_TIME;
                        fsnotify_modify(victim);
-
-                       /**
-                        * Drop reference from initial sysfs_get_dentry().
-                        */
-                       dput(victim);
                        res = 0;
                } else
                        d_drop(victim);