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Date:	Mon, 2 Jul 2012 19:33:26 +0200
From:	Jan Kara <jack@...e.cz>
To:	Andrew Perepechko <anserper@...ru>
Cc:	Jan Kara <jack@...e.cz>, linux-ext4@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: dead/wrong code in ext3/4_releasepage()

  Hi,

On Mon 02-07-12 21:14:58, Andrew Perepechko wrote:
> So you think the correct fix would be to remove the check completely
> since every try_to_release_page() caller is obliged to perform the
> page_has_private() check?
  Yes, I think that would be reasonable. XFS already relies on this so
it should be safe.

								Honza

> On 07/02/2012 09:09 PM, Jan Kara wrote:
> >On Fri 29-06-12 20:52:51, Andrew Perepechko wrote:
> >>This does not lead to oom or any similar issue since calls to
> >>try_to_release_page()
> >>are accompanied by page_has_private() checks.
> >>
> >>
> >   The check is a dead code because ->release_page() is called only if
> >PagePrivate bit is set.
> >
> >								Honza
> 
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