Many of the inlines in dcache.h were changed to accept
const struct pointers in commit f0d3b3ded999 ("constify dcache.c
inlined helpers where possible").
This patch allows 'const' in a couple that were added since then.

Signed-off-by: NeilBrown <>

Hi Al,
 I still don't see this in your tree, despite you saying on Oct 20th
 that it had been applied.  So I thought it might be a good time to


 include/linux/dcache.h | 4 ++--
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/include/linux/dcache.h b/include/linux/dcache.h
index 65cd8ab60b7a..5b336f9faf01 100644
--- a/include/linux/dcache.h
+++ b/include/linux/dcache.h
@@ -359,7 +359,7 @@ static inline void dont_mount(struct dentry *dentry)
 extern void __d_lookup_done(struct dentry *);
-static inline int d_in_lookup(struct dentry *dentry)
+static inline int d_in_lookup(const struct dentry *dentry)
        return dentry->d_flags & DCACHE_PAR_LOOKUP;
@@ -487,7 +487,7 @@ static inline bool d_really_is_positive(const struct dentry 
        return dentry->d_inode != NULL;
-static inline int simple_positive(struct dentry *dentry)
+static inline int simple_positive(const struct dentry *dentry)
        return d_really_is_positive(dentry) && !d_unhashed(dentry);

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