[apparmor] [PATCH 04/32] apparmor: fix error code to failure message mapping for name lookup

John Johansen john.johansen at canonical.com
Wed Jan 16 21:28:33 UTC 2013

-ESTALE used to be incorrectly used to indicate a disconnected path, when
name lookup failed.  This was fixed in commit e1b0e444 to correctly return
-EACCESS, but the error to failure message mapping was not correctly updated
to reflect this change.

Signed-off-by: John Johansen <john.johansen at canonical.com>
Acked-by: Steve Beattie <sbeattie at ubuntu.com>
 security/apparmor/path.c |    2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/security/apparmor/path.c b/security/apparmor/path.c
index e91ffee..35b394a 100644
--- a/security/apparmor/path.c
+++ b/security/apparmor/path.c
@@ -174,7 +174,7 @@ static int get_name_to_buffer(struct path *path, int flags, char *buffer,
 	if (info && error) {
 		if (error == -ENOENT)
 			*info = "Failed name lookup - deleted entry";
-		else if (error == -ESTALE)
+		else if (error == -EACCES)
 			*info = "Failed name lookup - disconnected path";
 		else if (error == -ENAMETOOLONG)
 			*info = "Failed name lookup - name too long";

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