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[PATCH 0/1] xfs: xfs_inactive fails to cleanup symlinks with attributes

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Subject: [PATCH 0/1] xfs: xfs_inactive fails to cleanup symlinks with attributes
From: Mark Tinguely <tinguely@xxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 06 Jun 2013 11:10:32 -0500
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User-agent: quilt/0.60-1
Found this bug testing extended attributes.

# make a big symbolic link that is in the inode core and mostly fills it.
# CRC enabled filesystem will use a 68 byte smaller link in the test.

ln -s 
1234567890/1234567890/1234567890/1234567890/1234567890/1234567890/1234567890/1234567890/1234567890/1234567890/1234567890/0123456/a
 a

# the extended attribute will bump the symbolic link to a remote extent
# I think only one of these attribute is needed, but they are so fun...
attr  -Rs 1234567890ad a < /dev/null
attr  -Rs 1234567890ae a < /dev/null
attr  -Rs 1234567890af a < /dev/null

# the following remove will assert a debug kernel:
#  XFS: Assertion failed: ip->i_d.di_nextents == 0, file: fs/xfs/xfs_inode.c, 
line: 2036

rm a


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