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SubjectRe: [patch 05/30] splice: fix problem introduced with inode diet
On Wed, Nov 15, 2006 at 06:43:37PM -0800, Chris Wright wrote:
> -stable review patch. If anyone has any objections, please let us know.
> ------------------
>
> From: Jens Axboe <jens.axboe@oracle.com>
>
> After the inode slimming patch that unionised i_pipe/i_bdev/i_cdev, it's
> no longer enough to check for existance of ->i_pipe to verify that this
> is a pipe.
>
> Original patch from Eric Dumazet <dada1@cosmosbay.com>
> Final solution suggested by Linus.

2.6.18 didn't have the inode-diet patches.

[sidenote for the interested: they were in the Fedora 2.6.18 kernel, but I
picked this patch up already there]

Dave

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