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    SubjectRe: 2.6.29 -mm merge plans
    Hi Ryusuke,

    [snip nilfs patches]

    On Mon, Jan 5, 2009 at 11:40 AM, Ryusuke Konishi
    <> wrote:
    >> Dunno. Has this been reviewed enough?
    > I'm now working to follow some comments from Chris, and
    > I think nilfs should be reviewed more widely.
    > I'll aim for the next merge window or so.

    It would be nice if BUG(), BUG_ON(), and panic() calls would be
    converted to proper error handling using WARN_ON() calls. The BUG()
    call in nilfs_cpfile_delete_checkpoints(), for example, looks to be
    triggerable from user-space via the ioctl() system call (albeit I
    didn't look too closely). Furthermore, the BUG() calls in error paths
    of fs/nilfs2/ioctl.c look really fishy.

    On a related note, there are quite a few new ioctls there. Are they
    described somewhere? Also, can they be converted to use
    ->unlocked_ioctl? It's bit sad that we're adding new users of BKL in
    shiny new code.


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