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SubjectRe: [PATCH AUTOSEL 4.19 52/68] iomap: sub-block dio needs to zeroout beyond EOF
On Thu, Nov 29, 2018 at 02:36:50PM +0200, Amir Goldstein wrote:
> > Same again - what's the test plan for these cherry-picked data
> > corruption fixes?
> >
>
> Dave,
>
> Just to check if we are on the same page, if this was the test plan:
> https://www.spinics.net/lists/linux-xfs/msg20639.html
>
> Would "no regressions from baseline" have been sufficient to validate
> those specific patches are solid for stable?

No, not in this case, because fsx in fstests only does 100k ops at
most - it's a smoke test. This isn't sufficient to regression test
fixes that, in some cases, took hundreds of millions of fsx ops to
expose.

Cheers,

Dave.
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Dave Chinner
david@fromorbit.com

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