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Date:   Mon, 20 Feb 2017 01:20:36 -0800
From:   Christoph Hellwig <>
To:     Miklos Szeredi <>
Cc:     Al Viro <>,,,
        Linus Torvalds <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] vfs: fix uninitialized flags in splice_to_pipe()

On Thu, Feb 16, 2017 at 05:49:02PM +0100, Miklos Szeredi wrote:
> From: Miklos Szeredi <>
> Flags (PIPE_BUF_FLAG_PACKET, PIPE_BUF_FLAG_GIFT) could remain on the unused
> part of the pipe ring buffer.  Previously splice_to_pipe() left the flags
> value alone, which could result in incorrect behavior.
> Uninitialized flags appears to have been there from the introduction of the
> splice syscall.

Looks fine,

Reviewed-by: Christoph Hellwig <>

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