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From: Edward Shishkin <>
To: David Niklas <>,
Cc: Linux Kernel Mailing List <>
Subject: Re: PATCH reiser4 support for Linux 5.8.10
Date: Thu, 24 Sep 2020 20:34:19 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On 09/24/2020 07:21 PM, David Niklas wrote:
> I'm a kernel dev newbie. Please double check my work if in doubt.
> The patch for reiser4 support for Linux 5.8.1 didn't apply to 5.8.10. It
> needed only a one line change, but because of all the fuzzy matching and
> offset matching I thought I'd make a new one.
> The file that failed to patch is fs/fs-writeback.c. A struct got one of
> it's members removed. As the entire struct was removed by the patch

Hi David,

Precisely speaking, it is not removed, but moved to a header file.

Anyway, I guess that the missing member wasn't used by reiser4, so feel
free to ignore it.


> thought it good to ignore the missing member instead of trying to dig up
> what it was used for and why it was removed.
> Thanks,
> David

  reply	other threads:[~2020-09-24 18:34 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
     [not found] <>
2020-07-29  2:34 ` PROBLEM: IO lockup on reiserfs FS David Niklas
2020-08-05 16:53   ` Hgntkwis
2020-08-05 19:51     ` Linus Torvalds
2020-08-06  0:01       ` Hgntkwis
2020-08-06  0:37         ` Edward Shishkin
2020-08-17 14:56       ` David Niklas
2020-09-24 17:21         ` PATCH reiser4 support for Linux 5.8.10 David Niklas
2020-09-24 18:34           ` Edward Shishkin [this message]
2020-09-24 19:14             ` David Niklas

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