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Re: [PATCH 10/21] xfs: add CRC checks to remote symlinks

To: Dave Chinner <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 10/21] xfs: add CRC checks to remote symlinks
From: Ben Myers <bpm@xxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 20 Mar 2013 16:14:57 -0500
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Hi Dave,

On Tue, Mar 12, 2013 at 11:30:43PM +1100, Dave Chinner wrote:
> From: Dave Chinner <dchinner@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Add a header to the remote symlink block, containing location and
> owner information, as well as CRCs and LSN fields. This requires
> verifiers to be added to the remote symlink buffers for CRC enabled
> filesystems.
> This also fixes a bug reading multiple block symlinks, where the second block
> overwrites the first block when copying out the link name.

Huh.  This commit message doesn't say anything about moving symlink related
code from xfs_vnodeops.c to a new file xfs_symlink.c.  If you're going to cut
and paste code en masse from one file to the next, that's perfectly fine with
me.  But please do that in a separate patch than the code you're adding for a
feature so that I can focus on the new code in the review.

Looks like you need to add a GPL notice.


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