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Date:	Fri,  4 Jul 2008 16:56:04 +0200
From:	Louis Rilling <louis.rilling@...labs.com>
To:	joel.becker@...kmoon.kerlabs.com
Cc:	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, ocfs2-devel@....oracle.com,
	Louis Rilling <louis.rilling@...labs.com>
Subject: [BUGFIX][PATCH v2 0/2] configfs: Fix cleanup after mkdir() failure

 [ applies on top of http://lkml.org/lkml/2008/6/23/145 aka symlink() fixes ]

Hi,

This patchset fixes two kinds of bugs happening when
configfs_attach_group()/configfs_attach_item() fail and userspace races with
mkdir() or symlink().

Please read the first patch header for a detailed scenario explaining the bugs.

Louis

Changelog:
  - Few code reworks as requested by Joel (details in patch headers)

Summary (2):
  configfs: Prevent userspace from creating new entries under attaching
    directories
  configfs: Lock new directory inodes before removing on cleanup after
    failure

 fs/configfs/configfs_internal.h |    2 +
 fs/configfs/dir.c               |  141 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++-------
 fs/configfs/symlink.c           |   15 ++++
 3 files changed, 133 insertions(+), 25 deletions(-)

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