[PATCH 6/6] autofs4: don't take spinlock when not needed in autofs4_lookup_expiring

From: NeilBrown
Date: Wed Jul 09 2014 - 19:42:37 EST

If the expiring_list is empty, we can avoid a costly spinlock
in the rcu-walk path through authfs4_d_manage.

Signed-off-by: NeilBrown <neilb@xxxxxxx>
fs/autofs4/root.c | 2 ++
1 file changed, 2 insertions(+)

diff --git a/fs/autofs4/root.c b/fs/autofs4/root.c
index 1ad119407e2f..774c2dab331b 100644
--- a/fs/autofs4/root.c
+++ b/fs/autofs4/root.c
@@ -219,6 +219,8 @@ static struct dentry *autofs4_lookup_expiring(struct dentry *dentry,
const unsigned char *str = name->name;
struct list_head *p, *head;

+ if (list_empty(&sbi->expiring_list))
+ return NULL;
head = &sbi->expiring_list;
list_for_each(p, head) {

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