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Re: [GIT PULL] XFS update for 2.6.38-rc3

To: Alex Elder <aelder@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [GIT PULL] XFS update for 2.6.38-rc3
From: Mark Lord <kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 01 Feb 2011 11:00:33 -0500
Cc: torvalds@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, linux-kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx, akpm@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: <201101311642.p0VGgXTS018851@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
References: <201101311642.p0VGgXTS018851@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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On 11-01-31 11:42 AM, Alex Elder wrote:
> Linus, please accept the following updates for XFS, for 2.6.38-rc3
> (if it's not too late) or 2.6.38-rc4.
> They are all fixes for bugs that have some pretty undesirable
> consequences.  They address:
> - One spot in which a hang can occur due to neglecting to drop a
>   lock
> - A bug which in some cases a bogus block number can be recorded in
>   a block map btree, resulting in a subsequent BUG_ON().
> - Two memory leaks
> - Three places in which extent sizes are allowed to exceed various
>   size limits
> - One place where code depends on behavior that is not well-defined
>   by the C standard
> - One problem in handling transaction commit errors

Are these bugs all new in 2.6.38, or should some of these fixes
also go out to -stable for earlier revisions?

> Dave Chinner (8):
>       xfs: fix log ticket leak on forced shutdown.
>       xfs: fix efi item leak on forced shutdown
>       xfs: speculative delayed allocation uses rounddown_power_of_2 badly
>       xfs: limit extent length for allocation to AG size
>       xfs: prevent extsize alignment from exceeding maximum extent size
>       xfs: limit extsize to size of AGs and/or MAXEXTLEN
>       xfs: handle CIl transaction commit failures correctly
>       xfs: fix dquot shaker deadlock
> bpm@xxxxxxx (1):
>       xfs: xfs_bmap_add_extent_delay_real should init br_startblock

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