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Date:	Mon, 20 Oct 2014 16:12:19 -0700
From:	Andrew Morton <>
To:	Richard Weinberger <>
Cc:,,, Mark Fasheh <>
Subject: Re: [Ocfs2-devel] [PATCH 2/2] ocfs2: Fix d_splice_alias() return
 code checking

On Sun, 19 Oct 2014 12:39:44 +0200 Richard Weinberger <> wrote:

> d_splice_alias() can return a valid dentry, NULL or an ERR_PTR.
> Currently the code checks not for ERR_PTR and my oops in
> ocfs2_dentry_attach_lock().

It's unclear what the second sentence is trying to tell us.  The patch
fixes an oops?  If so, a copy of the trace would be useful, as would an
explanation of why it occurred.  If not, I'm all confused.

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