[PATCH v2] UBIFS: Fix assert failed in ubifs_set_page_dirty

Artem Bityutskiy dedekind1 at gmail.com
Mon May 5 00:16:17 PDT 2014

On Mon, 2014-05-05 at 10:02 +0300, Artem Bityutskiy wrote:
> On Wed, 2014-04-30 at 14:06 +0800, hujianyang wrote:
> > Hi, all
> > 
> > Basing on the perious mail, I would like to show a clear figure
> > about the race I have found.
> Looks correct, thanks. This probably needs to go the the stable tree.

I think the patch is correct and fixes a real problem where we end up
with a dirty page but no budget allocated for this page.

So the subject is not very good - it looks like the patch just silence a
warning, but it actually fixes a real problem.

I'll change the subject.

It looks like this patch should be merged to Linuses tree for 3.15, but
I would like to play safe and postpone it to 3.16, because I did not
test it myself, and only one person's Tested-by: is not enough to make
me confident the patch is bullet-proof.

However, I'll add "Cc: stable at vger.kernel.org", which means that once
the patch hits Linuses tree, it'll also go to older stable kernel trees
too, so all the careful users will end up having it too.

How does this sound?

And thanks for excellent analysis.

Best Regards,
Artem Bityutskiy

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