Commit f765b134 authored by Al Viro's avatar Al Viro
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new_sync_write(): discard ->ki_pos unless the return value is positive

That allows ->write_iter() instances much more convenient life wrt
iocb->ki_pos (and fixes several filesystems with borderline POSIX
violations when zero-length write succeeds and changes the current
Signed-off-by: default avatarAl Viro <>
parent 22c6186e
......@@ -477,7 +477,8 @@ static ssize_t new_sync_write(struct file *filp, const char __user *buf, size_t
ret = filp->f_op->write_iter(&kiocb, &iter);
*ppos = kiocb.ki_pos;
if (ret > 0)
*ppos = kiocb.ki_pos;
return ret;
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