[2/2] vfs: dedupe should return EPERM if permission is not granted
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Message ID 20180910232118.14424-3-mfasheh@suse.de
State New
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  • [1/2] vfs: allow dedupe of user owned read-only files
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Mark Fasheh Sept. 10, 2018, 11:21 p.m. UTC
Right now we return EINVAL if a process does not have permission to dedupe a
file. This was an oversight on my part. EPERM gives a true description of
the nature of our error, and EINVAL is already used for the case that the
filesystem does not support dedupe.

Signed-off-by: Mark Fasheh <mfasheh@suse.de>
Reviewed-by: Darrick J. Wong <darrick.wong@oracle.com>
Acked-by: David Sterba <dsterba@suse.com>
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 fs/read_write.c | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

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diff --git a/fs/read_write.c b/fs/read_write.c
index be0e8723a049..c734bc2880a5 100644
--- a/fs/read_write.c
+++ b/fs/read_write.c
@@ -1991,7 +1991,7 @@  int vfs_dedupe_file_range_one(struct file *src_file, loff_t src_pos,
 	if (ret < 0)
 		goto out_drop_write;
 
-	ret = -EINVAL;
+	ret = -EPERM;
 	if (!allow_file_dedupe(dst_file))
 		goto out_drop_write;