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Date:	Mon, 5 Jan 2015 13:33:05 -0400
From:	Marc Dionne <>
To:	Miklos Szeredi <>
Cc:	Linux Kernel Mailing List <>,
Subject: Re: [GIT PULL] fuse update for 3.19

On Mon, Jan 5, 2015 at 1:11 PM, Miklos Szeredi <> wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 24, 2014 at 12:53:13PM -0400, Marc Dionne wrote:
>> Commit 7078187a795f ("fuse: introduce fuse_simple_request() helper")
>> from the above pull request triggers some EIO errors for me in some
>> tests that rely on fuse.
>> Looking at the code changes and a bit of debugging info I think
>> there's a general problem here that fuse_get_req checks and possibly
>> waits for fc->initialized, and this was always called first.  But this
>> commit changes the ordering and in many places fc->minor is now
>> possibly used before fuse_get_req, and we can't be sure that fc has
>> been initialized.  In my case fuse_lookup_init sets
>> req->out.args[0].size to the wrong size because fc->minor at that
>> point is still 0, leading to the EIO error.
>> Assuming the analysis makes sense, it wasn't obvious what the best fix
>> should be.
> Here's a patch to fix this.  Could you please give it a try?
> Thanks,
> Miklos

Works fine with my test case that fails on current master.

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