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-rw-r--r--fs/dcache.c19
1 files changed, 16 insertions, 3 deletions
diff --git a/fs/dcache.c b/fs/dcache.c
index 688aac951d1..170efbcb1a9 100644
--- a/fs/dcache.c
+++ b/fs/dcache.c
@@ -1843,9 +1843,22 @@ Elong:
return ERR_PTR(-ENAMETOOLONG);
}
-/* write full pathname into buffer and return start of pathname */
-char * d_path(struct dentry *dentry, struct vfsmount *vfsmnt,
- char *buf, int buflen)
+/**
+ * d_path - return the path of a dentry
+ * @dentry: dentry to report
+ * @vfsmnt: vfsmnt to which the dentry belongs
+ * @buf: buffer to return value in
+ * @buflen: buffer length
+ *
+ * Convert a dentry into an ASCII path name. If the entry has been deleted
+ * the string " (deleted)" is appended. Note that this is ambiguous.
+ *
+ * Returns the buffer or an error code if the path was too long.
+ *
+ * "buflen" should be positive. Caller holds the dcache_lock.
+ */
+char *d_path(struct dentry *dentry, struct vfsmount *vfsmnt,
+ char *buf, int buflen)
{
char *res;
struct path root;