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Date:   Sat, 17 Nov 2018 16:29:12 +0900
From:   Eiichi Tsukata <>
Cc:     "Theodore Ts'o" <>,,,
Subject: Re: [RFC PATCH 0/1] fs: fix race between llseek SEEK_END and write

> >
> > Q2. If it is a bug, how should we fix it?
> >
> > Currently I'm planning to re-introduce generic_file_llseek_unlocked()
> > and inode lock in generic_file_llseek() for SEEK_END. Then replace
> > generic_file_llseek() with generic_file_llseek_unlocked() if it called
> > with inode lock in individual file systems. Please let me know if the
> > way is not appropreate or any other better way to fix it.
> Sounds reasonable.
> -Andi

Thanks for comments. I'll make a patch.


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