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Date:   Tue, 01 Dec 2020 17:18:44 +0000
From:   David Howells <>
To:     Eric Sandeen <>
        Miklos Szeredi <>,
        Ira Weiny <>,,,,
        xfs <>,,
        Xiaoli Feng <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/2] uapi: fix statx attribute value overlap for DAX & MOUNT_ROOT

Eric Sandeen <> wrote:

> STATX_ATTR_MOUNT_ROOT and STATX_ATTR_DAX got merged with the same value,
> so one of them needs fixing. Move STATX_ATTR_DAX.
> While we're in here, clarify the value-matching scheme for some of the
> attributes, and explain why the value for DAX does not match.
> Signed-off-by: Eric Sandeen <>

You should probably have one or two Fixes: lines in it.  It might be worth
referencing both of the patches that added conflicting bits.

Fixes: 80340fe3605c ("statx: add mount_root")
Fixes: 712b2698e4c0 ("fs/stat: Define DAX statx attribute")

It should probably have:

Reported-by: David Howells <>

also as you mentioned that in the cover.

You can also add:

Reviewed-by: David Howells <>


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