Re: [git pull] several fixes

From: Miklos Szeredi
Date: Wed Mar 16 2011 - 14:17:31 EST

On Wed, 16 Mar 2011, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 16, 2011 at 10:17 AM, Miklos Szeredi <miklos@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >
> > __fput doesn't need a cdev_put() for O_PATH handles.
> "doesn't need" or "must not have"?

It must not have one, otherwise refcounting will go astray.

That cdev_put() should really be moved into f_op->release(), but that
would be quite a bit of work.

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