Re: [PATCH v5] eventfs: Remove eventfs_file and just use eventfs_inode

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On Thu, 23 Nov 2023 12:25:48 +0100
Heiko Carstens <hca@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> So, if it helps (this still happens with Linus' master branch):
> create_dir_dentry() is called with a "struct eventfs_inode *ei" (second
> parameter), which points to a data structure where "is_freed" is 1. Then it
> looks like create_dir() returned "-EEXIST". And looking at the code this
> combination then must lead to d_invalidate() incorrectly being called with
> "-EEXIST" as dentry pointer.

I haven't looked too much at the error codes, let me do that on Monday
(it's currently Turkey weekend here in the US).

But could you test this branch:

  git://  trace/core

I have a bunch of fixes in that branch that may fix your issue. I just
finished testing it and plan on pushing it to Linus before the next rc


-- Steve

> Now, I have no idea how the code should work, but it is quite obvious that
> something is broken :)
> Here the dump of the struct eventfs_inode that was passed to
> create_file_dentry() when the crash happened:

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