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Subject[PATCH 3.18 24/56] cachefiles: Wait rather than BUGing on "Unexpected object collision"
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3.18-stable review patch.  If anyone has any objections, please let me know.

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From: Kiran Kumar Modukuri <kiran.modukuri@gmail.com>

[ Upstream commit c2412ac45a8f8f1cd582723c1a139608694d410d ]

If we meet a conflicting object that is marked FSCACHE_OBJECT_IS_LIVE in
the active object tree, we have been emitting a BUG after logging
information about it and the new object.

Instead, we should wait for the CACHEFILES_OBJECT_ACTIVE flag to be cleared
on the old object (or return an error). The ACTIVE flag should be cleared
after it has been removed from the active object tree. A timeout of 60s is
used in the wait, so we shouldn't be able to get stuck there.

Fixes: 9ae326a69004 ("CacheFiles: A cache that backs onto a mounted filesystem")
Signed-off-by: Kiran Kumar Modukuri <kiran.modukuri@gmail.com>
Signed-off-by: David Howells <dhowells@redhat.com>
Signed-off-by: Sasha Levin <alexander.levin@microsoft.com>
Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
---
fs/cachefiles/namei.c | 1 -
1 file changed, 1 deletion(-)

--- a/fs/cachefiles/namei.c
+++ b/fs/cachefiles/namei.c
@@ -193,7 +193,6 @@ wait_for_old_object:
pr_err("\n");
pr_err("Error: Unexpected object collision\n");
cachefiles_printk_object(object, xobject);
- BUG();
}
atomic_inc(&xobject->usage);
write_unlock(&cache->active_lock);

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