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SubjectRe: [EXT4 set 3][PATCH 1/1] ext4 nanosecond timestamp


Mingming Cao wrote:
> On Tue, 2007-07-03 at 15:58 +0530, Kalpak Shah wrote:
>> On Sun, 2007-07-01 at 03:36 -0400, Mingming Cao wrote:
>>> +
>>> +#define EXT4_INODE_GET_XTIME(xtime, inode, raw_inode) \
>>> +do { \
>>> + (inode)->xtime.tv_sec = le32_to_cpu((raw_inode)->xtime); \
>>> + if (EXT4_FITS_IN_INODE(raw_inode, EXT4_I(inode), xtime ## _extra)) \
>>> + ext4_decode_extra_time(&(inode)->xtime, \
>>> + raw_inode->xtime ## _extra); \
>>> +} while (0)
>>> +
>>> +#define EXT4_EINODE_GET_XTIME(xtime, einode, raw_inode) \
>>> +do { \
>>> + if (EXT4_FITS_IN_INODE(raw_inode, einode, xtime)) \
>>> + (einode)->xtime.tv_sec = le32_to_cpu((raw_inode)->xtime); \
>>> + if (EXT4_FITS_IN_INODE(raw_inode, einode, xtime ## _extra)) \
>>> + ext4_decode_extra_time(&(einode)->xtime, \
>>> + raw_inode->xtime ## _extra); \
>>> +} while (0)
>>> +
>> This nanosecond patch seems to be missing the fix below which is required for http://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=5079
>>
>> If the timestamp is set to before epoch i.e. a negative timestamp then the file may have its date set into the future on 64-bit systems. So when the timestamp is read it must be cast as signed.
>
> Missed this one.
> Thanks. Will update ext4 patch queue tonight with this fix.
>
>


IIRC in the conference call it was decided to not to apply this patch. Andreas may be able to update better.

-aneesh
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