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Date:	Thu, 12 Mar 2009 04:09:27 +0100
From:	Nick Piggin <npiggin@...e.de>
To:	Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>
Cc:	jack@...e.cz, linux-fsdevel@...r.kernel.org,
	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, jorge@...2.net,
	ext-adrian.hunter@...ia.com, stable@...nel.org
Subject: Re: [patch] fs: avoid I_NEW inodes

On Wed, Mar 11, 2009 at 01:19:15PM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
> On Wed, 11 Mar 2009 13:57:48 +0100
> Nick Piggin <npiggin@...e.de> wrote:
> 
> > On Wed, Mar 11, 2009 at 01:24:20PM +0100, Jan Kara wrote:
> > > On Wed 11-03-09 04:29:18, Nick Piggin wrote:
> > > > How about this?
> > >   Looks fine to me.
> > 
> > Thanks for the good review. Andrew, do you think you can apply this
> > on top of the previous patch? I'm undecided as to whether they should
> > go together or not. Probably the first one is a minimal fix that
> > doesn't alter behaviour as much, but things seem more robust after this
> > 2nd patch. I think both would probably be suitable for 2.6.29, being a
> > nasty bug, but it isn't a recent regression AFAIKS.
> > 
> 
> How's about we do fs-new-inode-i_state-corruption-fix.patch in 2.6.29
> and fs-avoid-i_new-inodes.patch in 2.6.30?  We could backport
> fs-avoid-i_new-inodes.patch into 2.6.29.x if needed.

Yes that's probably best.

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