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Re: [PATCH] xfs: prevent stack overflows from page cache allocation

To: Dave Chinner <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] xfs: prevent stack overflows from page cache allocation
From: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 24 Oct 2013 08:42:20 -0700
Cc: linux-fsdevel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
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On Thu, Oct 24, 2013 at 09:37:51PM +1100, Dave Chinner wrote:
> Sure, if you want to. But doing that shouldn't prevent this fix from
> being committed in the mean time, especially as other filesystems
> already use this method for avoiding these problems.

I'd much prefer aiming for the proper fix first.  If for some reason we
can't get it done in time the workaround can be applied.

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