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SubjectRe: [PATCH] reiserfs: Force type conversion in xattr_hash
On Sun, 21 Apr 2019 18:02:35 +0100 Al Viro <> wrote:

> IOW, what sparse has caught here is a genuine endianness bug; images
> created on little-endian host and mounted on big-endian (or vice
> versa) will see csum mismatches when trying to fetch xattrs.

OK, thanks. I'll drop the patch - we shouldn't hide that reminder of a

Perhaps someone could prepare a patch which adds a comment explaining
these issues, so someone else doesn't try to "fix" the sparse warning.

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