Commit d3300212 authored by Eric W. Biederman's avatar Eric W. Biederman Committed by Greg Kroah-Hartman

sysfs: allow creating symlinks from untagged to tagged directories

Supporting symlinks from untagged to tagged directories is reasonable,
and needed to support CONFIG_SYSFS_DEPRECATED.  So don't fail a prior
allowing that case to work.
Signed-off-by: default avatarEric W. Biederman <ebiederm@xmission.com>
Signed-off-by: default avatarGreg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@suse.de>
parent 521d0453
......@@ -67,7 +67,8 @@ static int sysfs_do_create_link(struct kobject *kobj, struct kobject *target,
sysfs_addrm_start(&acxt, parent_sd);
/* Symlinks must be between directories with the same ns_type */
if (ns_type == sysfs_ns_type(sd->s_symlink.target_sd->s_parent)) {
if (!ns_type ||
(ns_type == sysfs_ns_type(sd->s_symlink.target_sd->s_parent))) {
if (warn)
error = sysfs_add_one(&acxt, sd);
else
......
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