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SubjectRe: [regression] Crash in wb_clear_pending()
On 2010-07-06 01:34, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 5, 2010 at 2:19 PM, Bill Davidsen <> wrote:
>> Absent a small fix, and given that the big fix has a lot more testing than
>> any new patch might, in this case the quickie might be undesirable.
>> Particularly since posters here seem sure that code will be replaced in the
>> next version anyway, and lightly tested patch to obsolete code is actually
>> less conservative.
> I have to agree. Especially as the "big patch" just removes the
> fragile code that caused the problem in the first place. So in this
> case I do suspect that the bigger patch ends up being the safer one.

OK, it's up to you.

> But I obviously don't actually see the problem, so it would be good to
> get confirmation that Christoph's patch actually fixes things first.
> Ingo, does the one in this thread apply for you?

I'll update for-linus, Ingo can try that.

Jens Axboe

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