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Re: [PATCH] fix for htree corruption. Was: [2.6] Perl weirdnesswith ext3 and HTREE



chrisl vmware com wrote:
>
> Martin,
> 
> The first patch should fix it. The bug is trigger by creating the index.
> Coping out the index we assume the dirents start with the first entry
> after "." "..".
> 
> It can make the first previous deleted entry reappear.
> In the past we set inode to zero for empty entry so this is not
> a problem. That is not true any more.

whee, neat, thanks.

> Andrew, I assume touch inode->i_ctime after
> ext3_mark_inode_dirty is a bug? The second patch is for that.

That's correct.

Could you please regenerate a full, single diff against a known kernel
version?  That patch generated 100% rejects for me...




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