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Date:   Fri, 22 Jul 2022 09:58:14 -0400
From:   "Theodore Ts'o" <>
To:     Jan Kara <>
Cc:     "Theodore Ts'o" <>,,
        Ritesh Harjani <>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH 01/10] mbcache: Don't reclaim used entries

On Tue, 12 Jul 2022 12:54:20 +0200, Jan Kara wrote:
> Do not reclaim entries that are currently used by somebody from a
> shrinker. Firstly, these entries are likely useful. Secondly, we will
> need to keep such entries to protect pending increment of xattr block
> refcount.

Applied, thanks!  (Some slight adjustments were needed to resolve a
merge conflict.)

[01/10] mbcache: Don't reclaim used entries
        commit: ee595bcf21a86af4cff673000e2728d61c7c0e7b
[02/10] mbcache: Add functions to delete entry if unused
        commit: ad3923aa44185f5f65e17764fe5c30501c6dfd22
[03/10] ext4: Remove EA inode entry from mbcache on inode eviction
        commit: 428dc374a6cb6c0cbbf6fe8984b667ef78dc7d75
[04/10] ext4: Unindent codeblock in ext4_xattr_block_set()
        commit: d52086dcf26a6284b08b5544210a7475b4837d52
[05/10] ext4: Fix race when reusing xattr blocks
        commit: 132991ed28822cfb4be41ac72195f00fc0baf3c8
[06/10] ext2: Factor our freeing of xattr block reference
        commit: c30e78a5f165244985aa346bdd460d459094470e
[07/10] ext2: Unindent codeblock in ext2_xattr_set()
        commit: 0e85fb030d13e427deca44a95aabb2475614f8d2
[08/10] ext2: Avoid deleting xattr block that is being reused
        commit: 44ce98e77ab4583b17ff4f501c2076eec3b759d7
[09/10] mbcache: Remove mb_cache_entry_delete()
        commit: c3671ffa0919f2d433576c99c4e211cd367afda0
[10/10] mbcache: Automatically delete entries from cache on freeing
        commit: b51539a7d04fb7d05b28ab9387364ccde88b6b6d

Best regards,
Theodore Ts'o <>

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