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SubjectRe: [PATCH] ext4: Variable to signed to check return code
On Fri, May 17, 2019 at 11:25:06AM +0100, Lee Jones wrote:
> On Fri, 17 May 2019, Philippe Mazenauer wrote:
> > Variables 'n' and 'err' are both used for less-than-zero error checking,
> > however both are declared as unsigned. Ensure ext4_map_blocks() and
> > add_system_zone() are able to have their return values propagated
> > correctly by redefining them both as signed integers.

This is already fixed in the ext4.git tree; it will be pushed to Linus
shortly. (Thanks to Colin Ian King from Canonical for sending the

> Acked-by: Lee Jones <>

Lee, techncially this should have been Reviewed-by. Acked-by is used
by the maintainer when a patch is going in via some other tree other
than the Maintainer's (it means the Maintainer has acked the patch).
If you are reviewing a patch, the tag you should be adding is


- Ted

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