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ext4: fix crash when accessing /proc/mounts concurrently

The crash was caused by a variable being erronously declared static in
token2str().

In addition to /proc/mounts, the problem can also be easily replicated
by accessing /proc/fs/ext4/<partition>/options in parallel:

$ cat /proc/fs/ext4/<partition>/options > options.txt

... and then running the following command in two different terminals:

$ while diff /proc/fs/ext4/<partition>/options options.txt; do true; done

This is also the cause of the following a crash while running xfstests
#234, as reported in the following bug reports:

	https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1053019
	https://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=47731

Signed-off-by: Herton Ronaldo Krzesinski <herton.krzesinski@canonical.com>
Signed-off-by: "Theodore Ts'o" <tytso@mit.edu>
Cc: Brad Figg <brad.figg@canonical.com>
Cc: stable@vger.kernel.org
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Herton Ronaldo Krzesinski 9 years ago
committed by Theodore Ts'o
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      fs/ext4/super.c

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fs/ext4/super.c

@ -1749,7 +1749,7 @@ static inline void ext4_show_quota_options(struct seq_file *seq,
static const char *token2str(int token)
{
static const struct match_token *t;
const struct match_token *t;
for (t = tokens; t->token != Opt_err; t++)
if (t->token == token && !strchr(t->pattern, '='))

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