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Date:   Mon, 17 Feb 2020 13:30:54 +0100
From:   David Sterba <>
To:     Linus Torvalds <>
Cc:     Josef Bacik <>,
        Dave Jones <>,
        Filipe Manana <>,
        David Sterba <>,
        Linux Kernel Mailing List <>
Subject: Re: Linux 5.6-rc2

On Sun, Feb 16, 2020 at 09:08:18PM -0800, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 16, 2020 at 7:02 PM Josef Bacik <> wrote:
> >
> > I assume Filipe wrote this based on my patch here
> >
> >
> >
> > which makes it so we can allocate safely in this context, but that patch hasn't
> > made it's way to you yet.  Do you want it now?  It was prep for a much less safe
> > patchset, but is fine by itself.  Thanks,
> I assume it's either that, or revert 28553fa992cb and do it differently..
> I'll leave that whole decision to the btrfs people who actually know
> the code and the situations and what the alternative would look
> like...

I'll send a pull request with fix today. The fixes get cherry-picked
from development branch to current rc branch and sometimes affect each
other. I do test the rc branch independently before sending but I
haven't seen the bug Dave reported.

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