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SubjectRe: [PATCH 03/16] vfs: don't evict uninitialized inode
On Mon, Jul 30, 2018 at 1:04 AM, Al Viro <> wrote:
> From: Miklos Szeredi <>
> iput() ends up calling ->evict() on new inode, which is not yet initialized
> by owning fs. So use destroy_inode() instead.
> Add to sb->s_inodes list only if inode is not in I_CREATING state (meaning
> that it wasn't allocated with new_inode(), which already does the
> insertion).
> Reported-by: Al Viro <>
> Signed-off-by: Miklos Szeredi <>
> Fixes: 80ea09a002bf ("vfs: factor out inode_insert5()")

Backport hint: this patch depends on the patch ("new primitive:
discard_new_inode()") currently commit 22dc9a168272 in Al's for-next.

Still trying to figure out the best format to channel this information to
stable maintainers...


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