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Date:	Sun, 21 Aug 2011 14:15:47 -0400
From:	Ted Ts'o <>
To:	"Darrick J. Wong" <>
Cc:	linux-ext4 <>,
	linux-kernel <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] ext4_rename should dirty dir_bh with the correct

On Tue, Aug 16, 2011 at 08:35:44PM -0700, Darrick J. Wong wrote:
> When ext4_rename performs a directory rename (move), dir_bh is a buffer that is
> modified to update the '..' link in the directory being moved (old_inode).
> However, ext4_handle_dirty_metadata is called with the old parent directory
> inode (old_dir) and dir_bh, which is incorrect because dir_bh does not belong
> to the parent inode.  Fix this error.
> Signed-off-by: Darrick J. Wong <>

Signed-off-by: "Theodore Ts'o" <>

Added to the ext4 tree, thanks.

						- Ted
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