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Date:   Thu, 3 Dec 2020 10:04:26 -0800
From:   Linus Torvalds <>
To:     Ira Weiny <>
Cc:     Eric Sandeen <>,
        Miklos Szeredi <>,
        David Howells <>,
        linux-fsdevel <>,
        linux-man <>,
        Linux Kernel Mailing List <>,
        xfs <>,
        Ext4 Developers List <>,
        Xiaoli Feng <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/2] uapi: fix statx attribute value overlap for DAX & MOUNT_ROOT

On Wed, Dec 2, 2020 at 6:45 PM Ira Weiny <> wrote:
> >
> > What would the typical failure cases be in practice?
> The failure will be a user not seeing their file operating in DAX mode when
> they expect it to.
> I discussed this with Dan Williams today.  He and I agreed the flag is new
> enough that we don't think users have any released code to the API just yet.
> So I think we will be ok.

Ok, thanks for verification. I've applied it locally in my tree, it
will be pushed out later today with other work..


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