[vbox-dev] Shared folders symlink kfree bug

Frank Mehnert frank.mehnert at oracle.com
Wed Mar 23 04:14:16 PDT 2011


Brian,

On Monday 21 March 2011 00:38:30 Brian Campbell wrote:
> While looking for a possible source for some issues people have been having
> with symlinks in shared folders, I realised that the code was freeing a
> path that the inode creation code kept.  A patch for that is below,
> although I'm not sure if it was the cause.  I intend to do some more
> thorough testing shortly.
> 
> I've also added a line to prompt the module to update the parent directory
> in line with other directory altering functions.

thanks, that was definitely a bug and I fixed it similarly to what
you proposed, see r36332. The fix will be also included in the next
maintenance release.

Kind regards,

Frank
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