binderfs: remove outdated comment

This change “binderfs: remove outdated comment” in Linux kernel is authored by Christian Brauner <christian [at]> on Mon Jan 21 11:48:02 2019 +0100.

binderfs: remove outdated comment

The comment stems from an early version of that patchset and is just
confusing now.

Cc: Al Viro <>
Signed-off-by: Christian Brauner <>
Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <>

This Linux change may have been applied to various maintained Linux releases and you can find Linux releases including commit 7c4d08f.

There are 4 lines of Linux source code added/deleted in this change. Code changes to Linux kernel are as follows.

 drivers/android/binderfs.c | 4 ----
 1 file changed, 4 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/android/binderfs.c b/drivers/android/binderfs.c
index e4ff4c3..898d847 100644
--- a/drivers/android/binderfs.c
+++ b/drivers/android/binderfs.c
@@ -373,10 +373,6 @@ static int binderfs_rename(struct inode *old_dir, struct dentry *old_dentry,
 static int binderfs_unlink(struct inode *dir, struct dentry *dentry)
-	/*
-	 * The control dentry is only ever touched during mount so checking it
-	 * here should not require us to take lock.
-	 */
 	if (BINDERFS_I(dir)->control_dentry == dentry)
 		return -EPERM;

The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 7c4d08f (patch).

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