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Date:   Thu, 16 Jan 2020 10:12:39 -0500
From:   "Theodore Y. Ts'o" <>
To:     Jan Kara <>
Cc:     Naoto Kobayashi <>,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 2/3] ext4: Rename ext4_kvmalloc() to
 ext4_kvmalloc_nofs() and drop its flags argument

On Thu, Jan 16, 2020 at 01:37:24PM +0100, Jan Kara wrote:
> Ted, I don't think this patch is needed at all - see my email [1]. Sadly
> Naoto didn't reply to my question whether he really saw any deadlock /
> lockdep splat or whether it was just a theoretical concern he had...

Thanks, good point.  So what we should do instead is just drop
ext4_kvmalloc() entirely.

						- Ted

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