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Date:   Mon, 4 Nov 2019 08:09:28 -0500
From:   "Theodore Y. Ts'o" <>
To:     Jan Kara <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/19 v3] ext4: Fix transaction overflow due to revoke

On Mon, Nov 04, 2019 at 12:22:32PM +0100, Jan Kara wrote:
> Hi Ted!
> On Sun 03-11-19 22:32:52, Theodore Y. Ts'o wrote:
> > I believe that I'm waiting for the v4 version of this series with some
> > pending fixes that you are planning on making.  Is that correct?
> Ah, good that you pinged me because I have the series ready but I was
> waiting for your answers to some explanations... In particular discussion
> around patch 3 (move iput() outside of transaction), patch 15 (dropping of
> j_state_lock around t_tid load), patch 18 (possible large overreservation
> of descriptor blocks due to rounding), and 21 (change of on-disk format for
> revoke descriptors).

Sorry, I didn't comment because I accepted your arguments; but I guess
I should have said so explicitly.  I just replied to those threads.

> Out of these I probably find the overreservation due to rounding the most
> serious and easy enough to handle so I'll fix that and then resend the
> series unless you raise your objection also in some other case.


					- Ted

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