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From: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
To: Ian Kent <raven@themaw.net>
Cc: Andrei Vagin <avagin@gmail.com>,
	autofs@vger.kernel.org, LKML <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] autofs: don't stuck in a loop if vfs_write returns an error
Date: Fri, 10 Jun 2016 12:07:20 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20160610120720.60e26470d41b002db9218c10@linux-foundation.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <1465435406.3154.4.camel@themaw.net>

On Thu, 09 Jun 2016 09:23:26 +0800 Ian Kent <raven@themaw.net> wrote:

> > I was getting ready to send these over to Andrew and found that opendir(3) is
> > failing on a number of tests (51 of 230, 9 fails are expected) with 4.6.0.
> > 
> > It's not the patches, yours or mine and it doesn't happen with 4.4.x kernels.
> > 
> > Looks like I'm going to have to bisect to work out what's going on and that
> > will
> > take a while.
> 
> The regression has been fixed now.
> 
> Al Viro sent a patch for it to Linus yesterday, it's commit e6ec03a25f1 in the
> Linux tree.
> 
> I can send my patches to Andrew (after re-testing) but any autofs related
> testing of linux.next will need the above commit.
> 
> Andrew, surely this isn't the first time this type of problem has happened, how 
> is it usually handled, what do I need to do to make this go smoothly?

e6ec03a25f1 is in Linus's tree now so everything should be good.

  parent reply	other threads:[~2016-06-10 19:07 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 11+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2016-04-01  5:12 Andrey Vagin
2016-04-01  7:37 ` Ian Kent
2016-05-23 21:50   ` Andrei Vagin
2016-05-24  1:34     ` Ian Kent
2016-05-30  5:52       ` Ian Kent
2016-06-09  1:23         ` Ian Kent
2016-06-09 17:27           ` Andrei Vagin
2016-06-10  8:45             ` Ian Kent
2016-06-10 19:07           ` Andrew Morton [this message]
2016-06-16  7:58             ` Ian Kent
2016-06-16  8:31 Ian Kent

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