[3.5.y.z,extended,stable] Patch "nfsd4: don't close read-write opens too soon" has been added to staging queue

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Luis Henriques May 15, 2013, 10:32 a.m.
This is a note to let you know that I have just added a patch titled

    nfsd4: don't close read-write opens too soon

to the linux-3.5.y-queue branch of the 3.5.y.z extended stable tree 
which can be found at:


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From: "J. Bruce Fields" <bfields@redhat.com>
Date: Thu, 28 Mar 2013 20:37:14 -0400
Subject: [PATCH] nfsd4: don't close read-write opens too soon
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commit 0c7c3e67ab91ec6caa44bdf1fc89a48012ceb0c5 upstream.

Don't actually close any opens until we don't need them at all.

This means being left with write access when it's not really necessary,
but that's better than putting a file that might still have posix locks
held on it, as we have been.

Reported-by: Toralf Förster <toralf.foerster@gmx.de>
Signed-off-by: J. Bruce Fields <bfields@redhat.com>
Signed-off-by: Luis Henriques <luis.henriques@canonical.com>
 fs/nfsd/nfs4state.c | 8 +-------
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 7 deletions(-)



diff --git a/fs/nfsd/nfs4state.c b/fs/nfsd/nfs4state.c
index c4daf96..718338f 100644
--- a/fs/nfsd/nfs4state.c
+++ b/fs/nfsd/nfs4state.c
@@ -214,13 +214,7 @@  static void __nfs4_file_put_access(struct nfs4_file *fp, int oflag)
 	if (atomic_dec_and_test(&fp->fi_access[oflag])) {
 		nfs4_file_put_fd(fp, oflag);
-		/*
-		 * It's also safe to get rid of the RDWR open *if*
-		 * we no longer have need of the other kind of access
-		 * or if we already have the other kind of open:
-		 */
-		if (fp->fi_fds[1-oflag]
-			|| atomic_read(&fp->fi_access[1 - oflag]) == 0)
+		if (atomic_read(&fp->fi_access[1 - oflag]) == 0)
 			nfs4_file_put_fd(fp, O_RDWR);