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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] eCryptfs: infinite loop bug
    On 2012-01-19 08:03:57, Dustin Kirkland wrote:
    > On Thu, Jan 19, 2012 at 2:48 AM, Tyler Hicks <tyhicks@canonical.com> wrote:
    > > On 2012-01-19 09:44:36, Li Wang wrote:
    > >>
    > >>
    > >> Hi,
    > >>   Thanks Cong Wang for the kind reminding regarding the patch format.
    > >
    > > The commit message still needs some work. But there's no need to drag
    > > out the process for a fix like this, so I'll rewrite the commit message
    > > and reply to this email with the cleaned up version. Let me know if you
    > > have any problems with that. You'll still be credited as the author.
    > >
    > > For future kernel patches, please see "15) The canonical patch format"
    > > of Documentation/SubmittingPatches and "5.4: PATCH FORMATTING AND
    > > CHANGELOGS" of Documentation/development-process/5.Posting for more
    > > information on how the commit message should be written.
    > >
    > > Also, your email came across in base64 encoding. I'm not sure of the
    > > reason for that or how to fix it.
    > >
    > >>   We did notice that the total_remaining_zeroes need be revised as well,
    > >> and the start_offset_in_page, num_bytes need not be revised (always smaller
    > >
    > > Yes, size_t will work fine, as Linus confirmed.
    > >
    > >> than PAGE_CACHE_SIZE, even the huge page size is supported,
    > >> the 4G page size is not present in the current world?)
    > >> but we forget to include the revision for total_remaining_zeroes, so here comes the patch.
    > >
    > > I really appreciate the patch - thanks!
    >
    > Tyler,
    >
    > Is this the problem behind our long standing
    > tor-download-on-ecryptfs-hangs-cpu bug?
    > * https://bugs.launchpad.net/ecryptfs/+bug/431975

    Yes. Unfortunately, I had missed the infinite loop on i386 part, as I
    was testing/developing on x86_64.

    Tyler

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