Commit fa14a0b8 authored by Al Viro's avatar Al Viro

cut down the number of do_path_lookup() callers

... and don't bother with new struct filename when we already have one
Signed-off-by: default avatarAl Viro <>
parent b1940cd2
......@@ -2046,7 +2046,8 @@ struct dentry *kern_path_locked(const char *name, struct path *path)
struct nameidata nd;
struct dentry *d;
int err = do_path_lookup(AT_FDCWD, name, LOOKUP_PARENT, &nd);
struct filename filename = {.name = name};
int err = filename_lookup(AT_FDCWD, &filename, LOOKUP_PARENT, &nd);
if (err)
return ERR_PTR(err);
if (nd.last_type != LAST_NORM) {
......@@ -3290,7 +3291,7 @@ struct file *do_file_open_root(struct dentry *dentry, struct vfsmount *mnt,
return file;
struct dentry *kern_path_create(int dfd, const char *pathname,
static struct dentry *filename_create(int dfd, struct filename *name,
struct path *path, unsigned int lookup_flags)
struct dentry *dentry = ERR_PTR(-EEXIST);
......@@ -3305,7 +3306,7 @@ struct dentry *kern_path_create(int dfd, const char *pathname,
lookup_flags &= LOOKUP_REVAL;
error = do_path_lookup(dfd, pathname, LOOKUP_PARENT|lookup_flags, &nd);
error = filename_lookup(dfd, name, LOOKUP_PARENT|lookup_flags, &nd);
if (error)
return ERR_PTR(error);
......@@ -3359,6 +3360,13 @@ out:
return dentry;
struct dentry *kern_path_create(int dfd, const char *pathname,
struct path *path, unsigned int lookup_flags)
struct filename filename = {.name = pathname};
return filename_create(dfd, &filename, path, lookup_flags);
void done_path_create(struct path *path, struct dentry *dentry)
......@@ -3377,7 +3385,7 @@ struct dentry *user_path_create(int dfd, const char __user *pathname,
struct dentry *res;
if (IS_ERR(tmp))
return ERR_CAST(tmp);
res = kern_path_create(dfd, tmp->name, path, lookup_flags);
res = filename_create(dfd, tmp, path, lookup_flags);
return res;
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