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Date:   Sat, 7 Mar 2020 11:17:05 -0500
From:   "Theodore Y. Ts'o" <>
To:     Andreas Dilger <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] libext2fs: don't use O_DIRECT for files on tmpfs

On Fri, Feb 21, 2020 at 02:40:56PM -0700, Andreas Dilger wrote:
> If a filesystem image is on tmpfs, opening it with O_DIRECT for
> reading the MMP will fail.  This is unnecessary, since the image
> file can't really be open on another node at this point.  If the
> open with O_DIRECT fails, retry without it when plausible.
> Remove the special-casing of tmpfs from the mmp test cases.
> Change-Id: I41f4b31657b06f62f10be8d6e524d303dd36a321
> Signed-off-by: Andreas Dilger <>

Applied, thanks.

					- Ted

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