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SubjectRe: [PATCH v5] block: add verifier for cmdline partition
On Thu, May 10, 2018 at 11:06:37AM +0800, Wang YanQing wrote:
> I meet strange filesystem corruption issue recently, the reason
> is there are overlaps partitions in cmdline partition argument.
>
> This patch add verifier for cmdline partition, then if there are
> overlaps partitions, cmdline_partition will log a warning. We don't
> treat overlaps partition as a error:
> "
> Caizhiyong <caizhiyong@hisilicon.com> said:
> Partition overlap was intentionally designed in this cmdline partition.
> reference http://lists.infradead.org/pipermail/linux-mtd/2013-August/048092.html
> "
>
> Signed-off-by: Wang YanQing <udknight@gmail.com>
> ---
> Changes
> v4-v5:
> 1:Delete unnecessary blank line at begin and end of logs.
> 2:Delete newline character in log, pr_* will add newline
> automatically.
>
> v3-v4:
> 1:Fix grammar typo, reported by Randy Dunlap.
> 2:Delete unnecessary type casting, reported by Caizhiyong.
> 3:Record the reason why we can't treat overlapping partitions
> as errors into changelog.
>
> v2-v3:
> 1:Fix log one pair of overlaps partitions twice in cmdline_parts_verifier.
> 2:Fix out of bound access in cmdline_parts_verifier.
>
> v1-v2:
> 1:Don't treat overlaps partition as a error, but log a warning.
>
> Hi! Jens Axboe
>
> What is your suggestion?
Hi! All

I just want to know what is the status about this patch?

ACK or NACK is welcome.

Thanks

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