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Date:   Wed, 11 Oct 2017 10:47:43 +0100
From:   David Howells <>
To:     "J. Bruce Fields" <>,
        Jia-Ju Bai <>,
        Jeff Layton <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] fs/afs/flock and fs/locks: Fix possible sleep-in-atomic bugs in posix_lock_file

J. Bruce Fields <> wrote:

> Does that mean nobody's tested fcntl locking over afs since that change in
> 2010?

Quite feasibly not.  I've been beating kAFS into shape and I'm aware of the
lock thing.  It's on the list after getting the core server rotation working
properly since that will affect a whole bunch of code, including the locking

I've more or less finished the server rotation bit.  See:


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