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Date:   Mon, 13 Jan 2020 14:34:54 -0500
From:   "Theodore Y. Ts'o" <>
To:     Eric Biggers <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] ext4: only use fscrypt_zeroout_range() on regular files

On Thu, Dec 26, 2019 at 10:10:22AM -0600, Eric Biggers wrote:
> From: Eric Biggers <>
> fscrypt_zeroout_range() is only for encrypted regular files, not for
> encrypted directories or symlinks.
> Fortunately, currently it seems it's never called on non-regular files.
> But to be safe ext4 should explicitly check S_ISREG() before calling it.
> Signed-off-by: Eric Biggers <>

Thanks, applied.

					- Ted

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