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Date:   Fri, 13 Mar 2020 17:28:12 -0700
From:   Linus Torvalds <>
To:     Al Viro <>
Cc:     linux-fsdevel <>,
        Linux Kernel Mailing List <>
Subject: Re: [RFC][PATCH v4 12/69] teach handle_mounts() to handle RCU mode

Oh, and here you accidentally fix the problem I pointed out about
patch 11, as you move the code:

On Fri, Mar 13, 2020 at 4:54 PM Al Viro <> wrote:
> +               if (unlikely(!*inode))
> +                       return -ENOENT;

Correct test added.

> -                       if (unlikely(!inode))
> -                               return -ENOENT;

Incorrect test removed.

And again, maybe I'm misreading the patch. But it does look like it's
wrong in the middle of the series, which would make bisection if
there's some related bug "interesting".


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