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From: Thorsten Leemhuis <regressions@leemhuis.info>
To: Denis Efremov <efremov@linux.com>, linux-block@vger.kernel.org
Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, regressions@lists.linux.dev,
	Mark Hounschell <markh@compro.net>, Jiri Kosina <jkosina@suse.cz>,
	Wim Osterholt <wim@djo.tudelft.nl>,
	Kurt Garloff <kurt@garloff.de>,
	stable@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Revert "floppy: reintroduce O_NDELAY fix"
Date: Mon, 30 Aug 2021 11:20:04 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <a11ba91f-a520-e6ab-5566-dfc9fd934440@leemhuis.info> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210808074246.33449-1-efremov@linux.com>

On 08.08.21 09:42, Denis Efremov wrote:
> The patch breaks userspace implementations (e.g. fdutils) and introduces
> regressions in behaviour. Previously, it was possible to O_NDELAY open a
> floppy device with no media inserted or with write protected media without
> an error. Some userspace tools use this particular behavior for probing.
> 
> It's not the first time when we revert this patch. Previous revert is in
> commit f2791e7eadf4 (Revert "floppy: refactor open() flags handling").
> 
> This reverts commit 8a0c014cd20516ade9654fc13b51345ec58e7be8.
> 
> Link: https://lore.kernel.org/linux-block/de10cb47-34d1-5a88-7751-225ca380f735@compro.net/

FYI, I'm just starting to act as regression tracker again and will add
this to the list of tracked regressions.

Feel free to ignore the rest of this message, it's intended for the
regression tracking bot I'm writing. This "regzbot" in fact is running
now and this is the first regression that gets added to the database
(I'm sure despite a lot of testing something will go wrong, but don't
worry about it, I'll deal with it on my side). See also:
https://linux-regtracking.leemhuis.info/post/inital-regzbot-running/
https://linux-regtracking.leemhuis.info/post/regzbot-approach/

#regzbot ^introduced 8a0c014cd20516ade9654fc13b51345ec58e7be8
#regzbot monitor
https://lore.kernel.org/lkml/20210818154646.925351-1-efremov@linux.com/
#regzbot monitor
https://lore.kernel.org/lkml/388418f4-2b9a-6fed-836c-a004369dc7c0@linux.com/

Ciao, Thorsten


      parent reply	other threads:[~2021-08-30  9:44 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 13+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-07-23 18:47 [BUG] FLOPPY DRIVER since 5.10.20 Mark Hounschell
2021-07-26  7:57 ` Denis Efremov
2021-07-26 11:15   ` Mark Hounschell
2021-07-26 11:17   ` Mark Hounschell
2021-07-26 11:37     ` Denis Efremov
2021-07-26 12:23       ` Mark Hounschell
2021-07-26 16:34         ` Denis Efremov
2021-07-30  5:15           ` Denis Efremov
2021-08-01 11:14             ` Kurt Garloff
2021-08-08  7:42 ` [PATCH] Revert "floppy: reintroduce O_NDELAY fix" Denis Efremov
2021-08-16  7:17   ` Jiri Kosina
2021-08-18 15:53     ` Denis Efremov
2021-08-30  9:20   ` Thorsten Leemhuis [this message]

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