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Date:	Tue, 25 Sep 2012 23:37:40 -0400
From:	Theodore Ts'o <>
	Yongqiang Yang <>,
	Allison Henderson <>,
	Zheng Liu <>
Subject: Re: [RFC][PATCH 3/8 v2] ext4: initialize extent status tree

On Wed, Sep 26, 2012 at 11:24:26AM +0800, Zheng Liu wrote:
> > Can you let me know what changes you need to make?  If it is to add
> > new features or new sanity checks, does it make sense to simply make
> > it as new commits to existing patch set?  Or are there fundamental
> > problems with the current set, that would be better to fix in the
> > current set of commits?  (Or is it just minor stylistic/spelling
> > fixes?)
> > 
> > Thanks!!
> In new patch set, there is three changes as beblow:
> 1. add a sanity check in ext4_evict_inode()
> 2. fix a bug in ext4_find_delalloc_range().  This bug is reported by
> xfstest #230 when we enable bigalloc feature.
> 3. Add a new rwlock to protect extent status tree.
> So I think that we can only add a sanity check and fix the bigalloc bug,
> and then apply this patch set because the changes are minor.  For adding
> a new lock to protect extent status tree, we can add this feature in a
> new patch.  If you think it is OK, I can generate a new patch set, do
> some tests using xfstest, and submit it as soon as possible.  What's
> your opinion?

Do you think you can get me the patches by the end of the week?  If
so, that should work.


						- Ted
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