This reverts commit 954c736f865d6c0c68ae4263a2f3502ee7c447a3.

Overlayfs no longer relies on the vfs for checking writability of files.

Signed-off-by: Miklos Szeredi <mszer...@redhat.com>
---
 fs/namespace.c | 4 +---
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 3 deletions(-)

diff --git a/fs/namespace.c b/fs/namespace.c
index 9d1374ab6e06..9ec9bf74116b 100644
--- a/fs/namespace.c
+++ b/fs/namespace.c
@@ -468,9 +468,7 @@ static inline int may_write_real(struct file *file)
 
        /* File refers to upper, writable layer? */
        upperdentry = d_real(dentry, NULL, 0, D_REAL_UPPER);
-       if (upperdentry &&
-           (file_inode(file) == d_inode(upperdentry) ||
-            file_inode(file) == d_inode(dentry)))
+       if (upperdentry && file_inode(file) == d_inode(upperdentry))
                return 0;
 
        /* Lower layer: can't write to real file, sorry... */
-- 
2.14.3

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