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SubjectRe: [PATCH] writeback: guard against jiffies wraparound on inode->dirtied_when checks (try #3)
On Wed, Apr 01, 2009 at 05:26:30PM -0400, Jeff Layton wrote:
> One possibility might be a new debugging option. We could add
> replacement time_after() and time_before() macros that also check
> whether the difference in times is beyond a certain threshold
> (maybe a day or week or so), and pop a printk or otherwise record
> info about it when one is detected?

Makes sense. However it might be hard to get people to run kernels
with heavy debugging options for that long.

-Andi
--
ak@linux.intel.com -- Speaking for myself only.


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