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From: Josef Bacik <>
Cc:, Filipe Manana <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] generic/527: add additional test including a file with a hardlink
Date: Thu, 16 Jan 2020 11:05:10 -0500
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On 1/15/20 8:22 AM, wrote:
> From: Filipe Manana <>
> Add a similar test to the existing one but with a file that has a
> hardlink as well. This is motivated by a bug found in btrfs where
> a fsync on a file that has the old name of another file results
> in the logging code to hit an infinite loop. The patch that fixes
> the bug in btrfs has the following subject:
>    "Btrfs: fix infinite loop during fsync after rename operations"
> Signed-off-by: Filipe Manana <>

What's our policy on adding a new variant to an existing test?  I thought we 
preferred to create a new test for these sort of things?  If not then you can add

Reviewed-by: Josef Bacik <>

I have no strong opinions either way, I just know it's come up in the past.  Thanks,


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2020-01-15 13:22 fdmanana
2020-01-16 16:05 ` Josef Bacik [this message]
2020-01-16 16:16   ` Filipe Manana

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