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Re: more info on bugs

From: Marco Gerards
Subject: Re: more info on bugs
Date: Wed, 20 Jul 2005 01:25:54 +0200
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"Yoshinori K. Okuji" <address@hidden> writes:

> On Monday 18 July 2005 22:45, Marco Gerards wrote:
>> It was reported to me, but I was not able to reproduce this yet.  If I
>> can get a bigger harddisk I will try to fix this bug.
> OK.
>> A few 100MBs.
> I tested this, and I got "ext2fs doesn't support tripple indirect blocks". Is 
> this what you mean? How difficult is it to fix this bug? Isn't it enough to 
> just add one more read?

No, that was not my problem.  I will try to reproduce the bug and send
in a test for this.

>> Yes, but not a specific one.  For example there were some bugs in some
>> misc.c functions which are used by the filesystems.  They relied on
>> broken behavior so there might be some bugs in the other (non-ext2)
>> filesystems.  I should do some extensive testing.
> If you can give me more specific information, I can take a look.

Sorry, I do not remember it correctly.  But I will do some testing
later this week.  So either more information or a patch will follow.


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