duplicate entries on ext3 when using readdir/readdir64

Mike Snitzer snitzer at gmail.com
Thu Aug 14 23:27:45 UTC 2008

On Wed, Aug 13, 2008 at 10:58 PM, Theodore Tso <tytso at mit.edu> wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 13, 2008 at 05:21:20PM -0400, Mike Snitzer wrote:
>> The attached patch has served my employer (IBRIX) well for 2.5 years.
>> It was only recently, when I re-raised this issue internally based on
>> this thread, that a co-worker recalled the fix.
> The patch looks good.  Did someone raise it 2.5 years ago, and we
> somehow dropped the ball, or did no one think to submit the patch
> upstream?

We intended to push this fix upstream but doing so got inadvertently
overlooked as we put focus to new issues.  I mentioned how long ago
this patch was developed purely to help illustrate the stability of
the fix.

> Also, can I get a Signed-off-by: line for this patch?

Eugene Dashevsky authored the patch; I refreshed it against 2.6.27-rc3:

Signed-off-by: Eugene Dashevsky <eugene at ibrix.com>
Signed-off-by: Mike Snitzer <msnitzer at ibrix.com>


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