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Date:	Wed, 25 Jul 2012 19:53:34 +0530
From:	Ashish Sangwan <>
To:	Ted Tso <>
	Ashish Sangwan <>,
	Namjae Jeon <>
Subject: [PATCH RESEND] Ext4: No need to add inode to orphan list during hole punch

While performing punch hole for an inode, i_disksize is not changed.
So, there is no need to add the inode to orphan list.

Signed-off-by: Ashish Sangwan <>
Signed-off-by: Namjae Jeon <>
 fs/ext4/extents.c |    4 ----
 1 file changed, 4 deletions(-)

diff --git a/fs/ext4/extents.c b/fs/ext4/extents.c
index 91341ec..3e902f9 100644
--- a/fs/ext4/extents.c
+++ b/fs/ext4/extents.c
@@ -4801,9 +4801,6 @@ int ext4_ext_punch_hole(struct file *file, loff_t offset, loff_t length)
 	if (IS_ERR(handle))
 		return PTR_ERR(handle);
-	err = ext4_orphan_add(handle, inode);
-	if (err)
-		goto out;
 	 * Now we need to zero out the non-page-aligned data in the
@@ -4889,7 +4886,6 @@ int ext4_ext_punch_hole(struct file *file, loff_t offset, loff_t length)
-	ext4_orphan_del(handle, inode);
 	inode->i_mtime = inode->i_ctime = ext4_current_time(inode);
 	ext4_mark_inode_dirty(handle, inode);

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