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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Re: test10-pre7


On Mon, 30 Oct 2000, Linus Torvalds wrote:

> Ok, sync_page() looks like a broken design, but I suspect that for
> expediency the simplest fix is to just make the NFS sync_page() (re-)check
> for "mapping == NULL", and let it be at that. Avoid the NULL pointer
> dereference (very small window already).

Fine with me. Just let's remember that it should be revisited in 2.5.
What about filemap_swapout()? If you agree with checking ->mapping
there... looks like we are done with that crap for the time being.
If it's OK with you I'll send such patch against vanilla -pre7.
Cheers,
Al

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