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Date:   Mon, 26 Oct 2020 09:38:37 +0100
From:   Pavel Machek <pavel@....cz>
To:     Linus Torvalds <torvalds@...ux-foundation.org>
Cc:     Ian Kent <raven@...maw.net>, Ondrej Mosnacek <omosnace@...hat.com>,
        Christoph Hellwig <hch@....de>,
        kernel list <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        autofs@...r.kernel.org, Thomas Gleixner <tglx@...utronix.de>,
        Ingo Molnar <mingo@...hat.com>, Borislav Petkov <bp@...en8.de>,
        the arch/x86 maintainers <x86@...nel.org>,
        Peter Anvin <hpa@...or.com>
Subject: Re: autofs: use __kernel_write() for the autofs pipe writing causes
 regression in -next was Re: 5.9.0-next-20201015: autofs oops in
 update-binfmts

On Sat 2020-10-17 17:13:20, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 17, 2020 at 12:48 PM Pavel Machek <pavel@....cz> wrote:
> >
> > But: you are the last one to sign it off, so I assume committed it to
> > git, and you are the one to talk to about fixing it.
> 
> The thing is, the commit you point to - and the one I signed off on - is fine.
> 
> The buggy one is in linux-next, which breaks that whole "NULL means no
> position" thing.
> 
> IOW, the real bug is in commit 4d03e3cc5982 ("fs: don't allow kernel
> reads and writes without iter ops"), which does that bogus
> 
>         kiocb.ki_pos = *pos;
> 
> and no, I never signed off on that.
> 
> Get it? Stop confusing people. This bug does not exist in mainline,
> and never will. Because I'm not pulling that buggy commit.

And I guess that's a good thing. It is now fixed in -next, too. Sorry
for the noise.

Best regards,
								Pavel

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