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Re: [PATCH 00/11] xfstests: rework src/randholes.c

To: Alex Elder <aelder@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 00/11] xfstests: rework src/randholes.c
From: Dave Chinner <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 16 Oct 2010 16:13:13 +1100
Cc: xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: <1287067771.2362.202.camel@doink>
References: <1287067771.2362.202.camel@doink>
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.20 (2009-06-14)
On Thu, Oct 14, 2010 at 09:49:31AM -0500, Alex Elder wrote:
> Dave's recent "dynamic speculative EOF preallocation" changes
> caused test 008 to no longer produce the kinds of holes it was
> expecting to see, so it got me looking at the program it uses,
> "src/randholes.c".
> Since 008 is the only test using this program, it probably
> doesn't deserve the attention I gave it yesterday, but I've
> done the work so I might as well submit the series for
> review and get my changes in.
> The first patch in the series actually addresses two things
> that are bugs.
> The remaining 10 are just cleanup and refactoring changes.
> Other than two bug fix changes and one change in output
> when running in very-verbose mode, the patched code should
> be pretty much functionally identical to before.

I haven't really looked at the whole series closely, but nothing
stands out as a red flag. Seeing it's test code, it's probably
OK to go as is. The bug fixes look fine.


Dave Chinner

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