This Linux kernel change "devpts: call fsnotify_unlink() hook" is included in the Linux 5.3 release. This change is authored by Amir Goldstein <amir73il [at] gmail.com> on Sun May 26 17:34:06 2019 +0300. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is fd0d506 (patch).
devpts: call fsnotify_unlink() hook This will allow generating fsnotify delete events after the fsnotify_nameremove() hook is removed from d_delete(). Signed-off-by: Amir Goldstein <email@example.com> Signed-off-by: Jan Kara <firstname.lastname@example.org>
There is one line of Linux source code added/deleted in this change. Code changes to Linux kernel are as follows.
fs/devpts/inode.c | 1 + 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+) diff --git a/fs/devpts/inode.c b/fs/devpts/inode.c index 2c14ae0..beeadca 100644 --- a/fs/devpts/inode.c +++ b/fs/devpts/inode.c @@ -621,6 +621,7 @@ void devpts_pty_kill(struct dentry *dentry) dentry->d_fsdata = NULL; drop_nlink(dentry->d_inode); + fsnotify_unlink(d_inode(dentry->d_parent), dentry); d_delete(dentry); dput(dentry); /* d_alloc_name() in devpts_pty_new() */ }