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Date:	Sun, 03 Jan 2010 12:11:46 +0200
From:	Boaz Harrosh <bharrosh@...asas.com>
To:	Alan Stern <stern@...land.harvard.edu>
CC:	James Bottomley <James.Bottomley@...e.de>,
	linux-scsi <linux-scsi@...r.kernel.org>,
	open-osd <osd-dev@...n-osd.org>,
	Benny Halevy <bhalevy@...asas.com>,
	Stable Tree <stable@...nel.org>,
	Linux Kernel <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [osd-dev] [PATCH] scsi_lib: Bug in completion of bidi commands

On 01/01/2010 04:46 AM, Alan Stern wrote:
> On Thu, 31 Dec 2009, Boaz Harrosh wrote:
> 
>> James hi.
>>
>> What about this BUG. It affects anybody doing bidi commands. The possibilities
>> are an sglist leak at best, and a crash at worse.
>>
>> I understand this code needs cleanup, but first things first. Lets first fix the
>> bug, which should also go to stable. Then the cleanup can go to next merge window.
>>
>> BTW: Should I attempt a cleanup on current code, or should I wait for Alan's Patch
>> to go in first?
> 
> What patch of mine are you referring to?  So far James has rejected all
> the patches I have submitted recently.  I'm going to try again in the 
> near future...
> 

OK, that's my answer, I didn't know.

Would you want that I attempt that collapsing of scsi_end_request() into scsi_io_completion
and the cleanup that implies? (that's the patch I meant.)

> Alan Stern
> 

Thanks && Happy new decade
Boaz
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