[RFC PATCH] cifs: retry lookup and readdir when EAGAIN is returned.
aaptel at suse.com
Mon Jun 7 09:32:46 UTC 2021
Thiago Rafael Becker <trbecker at gmail.com> writes:
> According to the investigation performed by Jacob Shivers at Red Hat,
> cifs_lookup and cifs_readdir leak EAGAIN when the user session is
> deleted on the server. Fix this issue by implementing a retry with
> limits, as is implemented in cifs_revalidate_dentry_attr.
If the user session is deleted trying again will always fail. Are you
sure this is the reason you get this issue?
Aurélien Aptel / SUSE Labs Samba Team
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