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Date:   Mon, 12 Aug 2019 16:36:05 -0400
From:   "Theodore Y. Ts'o" <>
To:     Colin King <>
Cc:     Andreas Dilger <>,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH] ext4: set error return correctly when
 ext4_htree_store_dirent fails

On Mon, Aug 05, 2019 at 11:44:19PM +0100, Colin King wrote:
> From: Colin Ian King <>
> Currently when the call to ext4_htree_store_dirent fails the error return
> variable 'ret' is is not being set to the error code and variable count is
> instead, hence the error code is not being returned.  Fix this by assigning
> ret to the error return code.
> Addresses-Coverity: ("Unused value")
> Fixes: 8af0f0822797 ("ext4: fix readdir error in the case of inline_data+dir_index")
> Signed-off-by: Colin Ian King <>

Applied, thanks.

					- Ted

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