Re: [PATCH] fat: ignore .. subdir and always add a link to dirs

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Thadeu Lima de Souza Cascardo <cascardo@xxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> The tools used for creating images for the Lego Mindstrom EV3 are not
> adding '.' and '..' entry in the 'Projects' directory.
> Without this fix, the kernel can not fill the inode structure for
> 'Projects' directory.
> See
> And
> When counting the number of subdirs, ignore .. subdir and add one when
> setting the initial link count for directories. This way, when .. is
> present, it is still accounted for, and when neither . or .. are present, a
> single link is still done, as it should, since this link would be the one
> from the parent directory.
> With this fix applied, we can mount an image with such empty directories,
> access them, create subdirectories and remove them.

This looks like the bug of those tools, isn't it?

OGAWA Hirofumi <hirofumi@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

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