Commit 5dabd695 authored by Jan Kara's avatar Jan Kara Committed by Mark Fasheh

ocfs2: Improve rename locking

ocfs2_rename() was being too aggressive with the rename lock - we only need
it for certain forms of directory rename.
Signed-off-by: default avatarJan Kara <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarMark Fasheh <>
parent 58dadcdb
......@@ -997,7 +997,7 @@ static int ocfs2_rename(struct inode *old_dir,
* And that's why, just like the VFS, we need a file system
* rename lock. */
if (old_dentry != new_dentry) {
if (old_dir != new_dir && S_ISDIR(old_inode->i_mode)) {
status = ocfs2_rename_lock(osb);
if (status < 0) {
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