[PATCH 11/14] sysfs: Remove s_dentry form sysfs_dirent.

Eric W. Biederman ebiederm at xmission.com
Tue Jul 31 03:39:05 PDT 2007


After the last round of refactoring nothing is really using
using s_dirent so remove it.  Which makes the code easier to work
with and follow.  And with a little luck makes it easier to
support multiple dentry trees for sysfs.

Signed-off-by: Eric W. Biederman <ebiederm at xmission.com>
---
 fs/sysfs/dir.c   |   26 +-------------------------
 fs/sysfs/mount.c |    1 -
 fs/sysfs/sysfs.h |    1 -
 3 files changed, 1 insertions(+), 27 deletions(-)

diff --git a/fs/sysfs/dir.c b/fs/sysfs/dir.c
index f8de6fb..c17e601 100644
--- a/fs/sysfs/dir.c
+++ b/fs/sysfs/dir.c
@@ -310,22 +310,7 @@ static void sysfs_d_iput(struct dentry * dentry, struct inode * inode)
 {
 	struct sysfs_dirent * sd = dentry->d_fsdata;
 
-	if (sd) {
-		/* sd->s_dentry is protected with sysfs_assoc_lock.
-		 * This allows sysfs_drop_dentry() to dereference it.
-		 */
-		spin_lock(&sysfs_assoc_lock);
-
-		/* The dentry might have been deleted or another
-		 * lookup could have happened updating sd->s_dentry to
-		 * point the new dentry.  Ignore if it isn't pointing
-		 * to this dentry.
-		 */
-		if (sd->s_dentry == dentry)
-			sd->s_dentry = NULL;
-		spin_unlock(&sysfs_assoc_lock);
-		sysfs_put(sd);
-	}
+	sysfs_put(sd);
 	iput(inode);
 }
 
@@ -373,9 +358,6 @@ struct sysfs_dirent *sysfs_new_dirent(const char *name, umode_t mode, int type)
  *	@sd: target sysfs_dirent
  *	@dentry: dentry to associate
  *
- *	Associate @sd with @dentry.  This is protected by
- *	sysfs_assoc_lock to avoid race with sysfs_d_iput().
- *
  *	LOCKING:
  *	mutex_lock(sysfs_mutex)
  */
@@ -383,12 +365,6 @@ static void sysfs_attach_dentry(struct sysfs_dirent *sd, struct dentry *dentry)
 {
 	dentry->d_op = &sysfs_dentry_ops;
 	dentry->d_fsdata = sysfs_get(sd);
-
-	/* protect sd->s_dentry against sysfs_d_iput */
-	spin_lock(&sysfs_assoc_lock);
-	sd->s_dentry = dentry;
-	spin_unlock(&sysfs_assoc_lock);
-
 	d_rehash(dentry);
 }
 
diff --git a/fs/sysfs/mount.c b/fs/sysfs/mount.c
index 919eaaf..3f652be 100644
--- a/fs/sysfs/mount.c
+++ b/fs/sysfs/mount.c
@@ -57,7 +57,6 @@ static int sysfs_fill_super(struct super_block *sb, void *data, int silent)
 		iput(inode);
 		return -ENOMEM;
 	}
-	sysfs_root.s_dentry = root;
 	root->d_fsdata = &sysfs_root;
 	sb->s_root = root;
 	return 0;
diff --git a/fs/sysfs/sysfs.h b/fs/sysfs/sysfs.h
index 3b4b989..60af864 100644
--- a/fs/sysfs/sysfs.h
+++ b/fs/sysfs/sysfs.h
@@ -37,7 +37,6 @@ struct sysfs_dirent {
 	unsigned int		s_flags;
 	umode_t			s_mode;
 	ino_t			s_ino;
-	struct dentry		* s_dentry;
 	struct iattr		* s_iattr;
 	atomic_t		s_event;
 };
-- 
1.5.1.1.181.g2de0



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