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SubjectRe: [PATCH 05/11] ovl: return dentry from ovl_create_real()
On Tue, May 29, 2018 at 5:24 PM, Amir Goldstein <> wrote:
> On Tue, May 29, 2018 at 5:41 PM, Miklos Szeredi <> wrote:
>> From: Amir Goldstein <>
>> Al Viro suggested to simplify callers of ovl_create_real() by
>> returning the created dentry (or ERR_PTR) from ovl_create_real().
>> This prep patch makes Al's patch change less callers.
>> Also used ovl_create_temp() in ovl_create_index() instead of calling
>> ovl_do_mkdir() directly, so now all callers of ovl_do_mkdir() are routed
>> through ovl_create_real(), which paves the way for Al's fix for non-hashed
>> result from vfs_mkdir().
> It's good that you split this patch from ovl_create_temp() patch, but
> the commit message it utterly not related to the patch anymore and
> possibly should retain Al's authorship cause there is no relic of my
> work in this patch.

Fixed headers and authorship assignments.


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