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Re: [PATCH] Return -EIO when xfs_vn_getattr() failed

To: Mitsuo Hayasaka <mitsuo.hayasaka.hu@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Return -EIO when xfs_vn_getattr() failed
From: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 18 Sep 2011 15:59:57 -0400
Cc: Alex Elder <aelder@xxxxxxx>, Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, yrl.pp-manager.tt@xxxxxxxxxxx, linux-kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx, xfs-masters@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: <20110917133838.27791.63070.stgit@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
References: <20110917133838.27791.63070.stgit@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)
On Sat, Sep 17, 2011 at 10:38:38PM +0900, Mitsuo Hayasaka wrote:
> An attribute of inode can be fetched via xfs_vn_getattr() in XFS.
> Currently it returns EIO, not negative value, when it failed.
> As a result, the system call returns not negative value even though
> an error occured. The stat(2), ls and mv commands cannot handle this
> error and do not work correctly.
> 
> This patch fixes this bug, and returns -EIO, not EIO when an error
> is detected in xfs_vn_getattr().

Indeed.  Looks good,


Reviewed-by: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxx>

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