[iproute,19/51] lib/fs: Fix and simplify make_path()

Submitted by Phil Sutter on Aug. 12, 2017, 12:04 p.m.

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Message ID 20170812120510.28750-20-phil@nwl.cc
State Changes Requested
Delegated to: stephen hemminger
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Commit Message

Phil Sutter Aug. 12, 2017, 12:04 p.m.
Calling stat() before mkdir() is racey: The entry might change in
between. Also, the call to stat() seems to exist only to check if the
directory exists already. So simply call mkdir() unconditionally and
catch only errors other than EEXIST.

Signed-off-by: Phil Sutter <phil@nwl.cc>
---
 lib/fs.c | 20 +++++---------------
 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+), 15 deletions(-)

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diff --git a/lib/fs.c b/lib/fs.c
index 1ff881ecfcd8c..ebe05cd44e11b 100644
--- a/lib/fs.c
+++ b/lib/fs.c
@@ -102,7 +102,6 @@  out:
 int make_path(const char *path, mode_t mode)
 {
 	char *dir, *delim;
-	struct stat sbuf;
 	int rc = -1;
 
 	delim = dir = strdup(path);
@@ -120,20 +119,11 @@  int make_path(const char *path, mode_t mode)
 		if (delim)
 			*delim = '\0';
 
-		if (stat(dir, &sbuf) != 0) {
-			if (errno != ENOENT) {
-				fprintf(stderr,
-					"stat failed for %s: %s\n",
-					dir, strerror(errno));
-				goto out;
-			}
-
-			if (mkdir(dir, mode) != 0) {
-				fprintf(stderr,
-					"mkdir failed for %s: %s\n",
-					dir, strerror(errno));
-				goto out;
-			}
+		rc = mkdir(dir, mode);
+		if (mkdir(dir, mode) != 0 && errno != EEXIST) {
+			fprintf(stderr, "mkdir failed for %s: %s\n",
+				dir, strerror(errno));
+			goto out;
 		}
 
 		if (delim == NULL)