Commit 87ba81db authored by Valentine Barshak's avatar Valentine Barshak Committed by Linus Torvalds
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[PATCH] fadvise: return ESPIPE on FIFO/pipe

The patch makes posix_fadvise return ESPIPE on FIFO/pipe in order to be
fully POSIX-compliant.

Signed-off-by: default avatarAndrew Morton <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarLinus Torvalds <>
parent 99aef427
......@@ -37,6 +37,11 @@ asmlinkage long sys_fadvise64_64(int fd, loff_t offset, loff_t len, int advice)
if (!file)
return -EBADF;
if (S_ISFIFO(file->f_dentry->d_inode->i_mode)) {
ret = -ESPIPE;
goto out;
mapping = file->f_mapping;
if (!mapping || len < 0) {
ret = -EINVAL;
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