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authorLinus Torvalds <>2021-02-27 08:07:12 -0800
committerLinus Torvalds <>2021-02-27 08:07:12 -0800
commit5ceabb6078b80a8544ba86d6ee523ad755ae6d5e (patch)
tree69ebf199a0fb3caece18596ad11f75354a96b654 /Documentation
parent580cd7736f6b40dbe1d5514eb59744bc24328e4b (diff)
parent6f24784f00f2b5862b367caeecc5cca22a77faa3 (diff)
Merge branch 'work.misc' of git://
Pull misc vfs updates from Al Viro: "Assorted stuff pile - no common topic here" * 'work.misc' of git:// whack-a-mole: don't open-code iminor/imajor 9p: fix misuse of sscanf() in v9fs_stat2inode() audit_alloc_mark(): don't open-code ERR_CAST() fs/inode.c: make inode_init_always() initialize i_ino to 0 vfs: don't unnecessarily clone write access for writable fds
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diff --git a/Documentation/filesystems/porting.rst b/Documentation/filesystems/porting.rst
index 633610253f45..0302035781be 100644
--- a/Documentation/filesystems/porting.rst
+++ b/Documentation/filesystems/porting.rst
@@ -883,3 +883,10 @@ For bvec based itererators bio_iov_iter_get_pages() now doesn't copy bvecs but
uses the one provided. Anyone issuing kiocb-I/O should ensure that the bvec and
page references stay until I/O has completed, i.e. until ->ki_complete() has
been called or returned with non -EIOCBQUEUED code.
+mnt_want_write_file() can now only be paired with mnt_drop_write_file(),
+whereas previously it could be paired with mnt_drop_write() as well.