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Date:   Thu, 23 Nov 2017 18:04:35 -0800
From:   Andi Kleen <andi@...stfloor.org>
To:     Andreas Dilger <adilger@...ger.ca>
Cc:     Andi Kleen <andi@...stfloor.org>, Theodore Ts'o <tytso@....edu>,
        tahsin@...gle.com, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-fsdevel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: regression: 4.13 cannot follow symlinks on some ext3 fs

> As a workaround, you could delete and recreate the symlink with the new

I revert the patch for now. Everything seems to work.

> kernel to create a proper fast symlink.  It would be useful to scan the
> image to see if there are other similar symlinks present:
> 
>     find /myth/tmp -type l -size -60 -ls | awk '$2 != 0 { print }'

Doesn't find anything. Your recipe must be wrong.
> 
> This is probably something that e2fsck should check for and fix.

Nah the kernel should just support it like it always did.

-Andi

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