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Date:	Wed, 25 Jun 2008 01:15:04 +0100
From:	"Duane Griffin" <>
To:	"Andrew Morton" <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] ext3: handle deleting corrupted indirect blocks

2008/6/24 Andrew Morton <>:
> Quite a few minorish ext3 fixes are coming in lately.  Is anyone
> checking whether they are needed in ext4 and if so, porting them
> over?

I was planning on doing my ones, once they'd gone through review and
been accepted into your tree. I'd be happy to do others too, if

> -mm's current queue is:
> ext3-fix-synchronization-of-quota-files-in-journal=data-mode.patch
> ext3-fix-typos-in-messages-and-comments-journalled-journaled.patch
> ext3-correct-mount-option-parsing-to-detect-when-quota-options-can-be-changed.patch

> jbd-replace-potentially-false-assertion-with-if-block.patch
> jbd-eliminate-duplicated-code-in-revocation-table-init-destroy-functions.patch
> jbd-tidy-up-revoke-cache-initialisation-and-destruction.patch

These three are mine and should have ext4 patches queued or upstream already.

> ext3-improve-some-code-in-rb-tree-part-of-dirc.patch
> jbd-fix-race-between-free-buffer-and-commit-trasanction.patch
> jbd-fix-race-between-free-buffer-and-commit-trasanction-checkpatch-fixes.patch
> jbd-fix-race-between-free-buffer-and-commit-trasanction-checkpatch-fixes-fix.patch
> ext3-remove-double-definitions-of-xattr-macros.patch

> ext3-handle-corrupted-orphan-list-at-mount.patch
> ext3-handle-corrupted-orphan-list-at-mount-cleanup.patch
> ext3-handle-corrupted-orphan-list-at-mount-fix.patch
> ext3-handle-corrupted-orphan-list-at-mount-cleanup-fix.patch

These four are new ones from me. They don't have ext4 versions yet but
I'll prepare them soon.

> ext3-dont-read-inode-block-if-the-buffer-has-a-write-error.patch

> ext3-handle-deleting-corrupted-indirect-blocks.patch

Ditto this one.


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