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[patch 52/71] vfs: add __destroy_inode

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Subject: [patch 52/71] vfs: add __destroy_inode
From: Greg KH <gregkh@xxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 04 Sep 2009 17:14:27 -0700
Cc: stable-review@xxxxxxxxxx, torvalds@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, akpm@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, alan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx, Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxx>
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References: <20090905001335.106974681@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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2.6.30-stable review patch.  If anyone has any objections, please let us know.

From: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>

backport of upstream commit 2e00c97e2c1d2ffc9e26252ca26b237678b0b772

When we want to tear down an inode that lost the add to the cache race
in XFS we must not call into ->destroy_inode because that would delete
the inode that won the race from the inode cache radix tree.

This patch provides the __destroy_inode helper needed to fix this,
the actual fix will be in th next patch.  As XFS was the only reason
destroy_inode was exported we shift the export to the new __destroy_inode.

Signed-off-by: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxx>
Reviewed-by: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@xxxxxxx>

 fs/inode.c         |   10 +++++++---
 include/linux/fs.h |    1 +
 2 files changed, 8 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

--- a/fs/inode.c
+++ b/fs/inode.c
@@ -220,18 +220,22 @@ static struct inode *alloc_inode(struct 
        return inode;
-void destroy_inode(struct inode *inode)
+void __destroy_inode(struct inode *inode)
+void destroy_inode(struct inode *inode)
+       __destroy_inode(inode);
        if (inode->i_sb->s_op->destroy_inode)
                kmem_cache_free(inode_cachep, (inode));
  * These are initializations that only need to be done
--- a/include/linux/fs.h
+++ b/include/linux/fs.h
@@ -2162,6 +2162,7 @@ extern void __iget(struct inode * inode)
 extern void iget_failed(struct inode *);
 extern void clear_inode(struct inode *);
 extern void destroy_inode(struct inode *);
+extern void __destroy_inode(struct inode *);
 extern struct inode *new_inode(struct super_block *);
 extern int should_remove_suid(struct dentry *);
 extern int file_remove_suid(struct file *);

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