[3.13.y.z extended stable] Patch "fs/notify: don't show f_handle if exportfs_encode_inode_fh failed" has been added to staging queue

Kamal Mostafa kamal at canonical.com
Wed Oct 8 22:14:11 UTC 2014

This is a note to let you know that I have just added a patch titled

    fs/notify: don't show f_handle if exportfs_encode_inode_fh failed

to the linux-3.13.y-queue branch of the 3.13.y.z extended stable tree 
which can be found at:


This patch is scheduled to be released in version

If you, or anyone else, feels it should not be added to this tree, please 
reply to this email.

For more information about the 3.13.y.z tree, see



>From 2ab02f450b508ab276d1567e744a6822fec81b89 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Andrey Vagin <avagin at openvz.org>
Date: Tue, 9 Sep 2014 14:51:06 -0700
Subject: fs/notify: don't show f_handle if exportfs_encode_inode_fh failed

commit 7e8824816bda16bb11ff5ff1e1212d642e57b0b3 upstream.

Currently we handle only ENOSPC.  In case of other errors the file_handle
variable isn't filled properly and we will show a part of stack.

Signed-off-by: Andrey Vagin <avagin at openvz.org>
Acked-by: Cyrill Gorcunov <gorcunov at openvz.org>
Cc: Alexander Viro <viro at zeniv.linux.org.uk>
Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm at linux-foundation.org>
Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds at linux-foundation.org>
Signed-off-by: Kamal Mostafa <kamal at canonical.com>
 fs/notify/fdinfo.c | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/fs/notify/fdinfo.c b/fs/notify/fdinfo.c
index 660d33b..9d7e2b9 100644
--- a/fs/notify/fdinfo.c
+++ b/fs/notify/fdinfo.c
@@ -50,7 +50,7 @@ static int show_mark_fhandle(struct seq_file *m, struct inode *inode)
 	size = f.handle.handle_bytes >> 2;

 	ret = exportfs_encode_inode_fh(inode, (struct fid *)f.handle.f_handle, &size, 0);
-	if ((ret == FILEID_INVALID) || (ret == -ENOSPC)) {
+	if ((ret == FILEID_INVALID) || (ret < 0)) {
 		WARN_ONCE(1, "Can't encode file handler for inotify: %d\n", ret);
 		return 0;

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