Re: Fwd: [Daniel Shahaf: [PATCH] Re: [PATCH] A test for "Can't get entries" error]
Stefan Fuhrmann wrote on Sat, Dec 01, 2018 at 11:08:02 +0100:
> Yes, that does make sense. Thank you for fixing this.
> My mental image was: Stop at the last parent level (re-usable
> between siblings) and attempt a leaf lookup, which would then
> handle the error cases. This is obviously incomplete for the
> case that the parent is not a directory but has been cached.
> What I do not understand, yet, is why this has not been
> reported earlier and why it is not present in FSX. I plan to dive
> into that code tonight and come back with the result.
To avoid misunderstanding, please note that I haven't committed this
patch yet, and that kotkov has committed a different fix in r1847572.
I assume the patch I posted is still applicable, though, as it fixes
a (now latent) bug in the for(;;) loop.
Received on 2018-12-02 09:28:40 CET
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