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Date:   Fri, 5 Nov 2021 15:02:26 +0200
From:   Amir Goldstein <>
To:     Petr Vorel <>
Cc:     Gabriel Krisman Bertazi <>,
        Jan Kara <>,
        Matthew Bobrowski <>,
        Ext4 <>,,
        Khazhismel Kumykov <>,
        LTP List <>
Subject: Re: [LTP] [PATCH v3 0/9] Test the new fanotify FAN_FS_ERROR event

On Fri, Nov 5, 2021 at 12:10 PM Petr Vorel <> wrote:
> Hi Gabriel, all,
> > Hi,
> > Now that FAN_FS_ERROR is close to being merged, I'm sending a new
> > version of the LTP tests.  This is the v3 of this patchset, and it
> > applies the feedback of the previous version, in particular, it solves
> > the issue Amir pointed out, that ltp won't gracefully handle a test with
> > tcnt==0.  To solve that, I merged the patch that set up the environment
> > with a simple test, that only triggers a fs abort and watches the
> > event.
> > I'm also renaming the testcase from fanotify20 to fanotify21, to leave
> > room for the pidfs test that is also in the baking by Matthew Bobrowski.
> > One important detail is that, for the tests to succeed, there is a
> > dependency on an ext4 fix I sent a few days ago:
> >
> It has been merged into Theodore Ts'o ext4 tree into dev branch as c1e2e0350ce3
> ("ext4: Fix error code saved on super block during file system abort")
> We should probably add it as .tags (see fanotify06.c).

No point in doing that.
There will be no kernel release which meets the test requirements
and has this bug.


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