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Date:   Sun, 19 Feb 2023 00:40:45 -0500
From:   "Theodore Ts'o" <>
To:     Jan Kara <>
Cc:     "Theodore Ts'o" <>,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH] ext4: Fix possible corruption when moving a directory

On Thu, 26 Jan 2023 12:22:21 +0100, Jan Kara wrote:
> When we are renaming a directory to a different directory, we need to
> update '..' entry in the moved directory. However nothing prevents moved
> directory from being modified and even converted from the inline format
> to the normal format. When such race happens the rename code gets
> confused and we crash. Fix the problem by locking the moved directory.
> [...]

Applied, thanks!

[1/1] ext4: Fix possible corruption when moving a directory
      commit: 98c8afa3038a32bcd062efd0b4b7009436049b7d

Best regards,
Theodore Ts'o <>

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