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Date:   Tue, 12 Jul 2022 18:17:19 +0530
From:   Ritesh Harjani <>
To:     Jan Kara <>
Cc:     Ted Tso <>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/10 v3] ext4: Fix possible fs corruption due to xattr

On 22/07/12 12:54PM, Jan Kara wrote:
> Hello!
> I've noticed this series didn't get merged yet. I was waiting for more review
> feedback from Ritesh but somehow that didn't happen. So this is the third

Hello Jan,

I had reviewed this series till 05/10 which were meant for stable fixes too.
But I didn't quiet add any Reviewed-by because I didn't find any obvious
problem (also my familiarity with mbcache and revoke code paths are not as

But fair point, I do wanted to continue reviewing the series of later patches
too. I will complete those before our next call (btw, I forgot to check on
these in last call actually)

But this doesn't has to delay picking this patch series for merge any further.
Please feel free to pick it up, if required.

Thanks again for your help!!

> submission of the series fixing the races of ext4 xattr block reuse with the
> few changes that have accumulated since v2. Ted, do you think you can add this
> series to your tree so that we can merge it during the merge window? Thanks!
> Changes since v1:
> * Reworked the series to fix all corner cases and make API less errorprone.
> Changes since v2:
> * Renamed mb_cache_entry_try_delete() to mb_cache_entry_delete_and_get()
> * Added Tested-by tag from Ritesh
> 								Honza
> Previous versions:
> Link: # v1
> Link: # v2

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