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authorChristoph Hellwig <hch@infradead.org>2007-07-17 04:04:29 -0700
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@woody.linux-foundation.org>2007-07-17 10:23:06 -0700
commit5ca29607331fe37980dc3b488793ef8b1409b722 (patch)
treecf4e5ad786aeebc8d82d1b867ab3d91d0cb4b824 /fs/jfs/super.c
parenta569425512253992cc64ebf8b6d00a62f986db3e (diff)
knfsd: exportfs: remove iget abuse
When the exportfs interface was added the expectation was that filesystems provide an operation to convert from a file handle to an inode/dentry, but it kept a backwards compat option that still calls into iget. Calling into iget from non-filesystem code is very bad, because it gives too little information to filesystem, and simply crashes if the filesystem doesn't implement the ->read_inode routine. Fortunately there are only two filesystems left using this fallback: efs and jfs. This patch moves a copy of export_iget to each of those to implement the get_dentry method. While this is a temporary increase of lines of code in the kernel it allows for a much cleaner interface and important code restructuring in later patches. [akpm@linux-foundation.org: add jfs_get_inode_flags() declaration] Signed-off-by: Dave Kleikamp <shaggy@linux.vnet.ibm.com> Signed-off-by: Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de> Signed-off-by: Neil Brown <neilb@suse.de> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
Diffstat (limited to 'fs/jfs/super.c')
-rw-r--r--fs/jfs/super.c1
1 files changed, 1 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/fs/jfs/super.c b/fs/jfs/super.c
index 49b652bd96b..929fceca799 100644
--- a/fs/jfs/super.c
+++ b/fs/jfs/super.c
@@ -738,6 +738,7 @@ static const struct super_operations jfs_super_operations = {
};
static struct export_operations jfs_export_operations = {
+ .get_dentry = jfs_get_dentry,
.get_parent = jfs_get_parent,
};