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From: Tetsuhiro Kohada <>
To: Sungjong Seo <>
	'Namjae Jeon' <>,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3] exfat: remove EXFAT_SB_DIRTY flag
Date: Fri, 19 Jun 2020 13:22:21 +0900	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <500801d64572$0bdd2940$23977bc0$>

>> I mentioned rmdir as an example.
>> However, this problem is not only with rmdirs.
>> VOL_DIRTY remains when some functions abort with an error.
>> In original, VOL_DIRTY is not cleared even if performe 'sync'.
>> With this patch, it ensures that VOL_DIRTY will be cleared by 'sync'.
>> Is my description insufficient?
> I understood what you said. However, it is a natural result
> when deleting the related code with EXFAT_SB_DIRTY flag.
> So I thought it would be better to separate it into new problems
> related to VOL_DIRTY-set under not real errors.

I see.
It seems that it is better to consider separately when consistency is corrupted and when it is kept.

>> BTW
>> Even with this patch applied,  VOL_DIRTY remains until synced in the above
>> case.
>> It's not  easy to reproduce as rmdir, but I'll try to fix it in the future.
> I think it's not a problem not to clear VOL_DIRTY under real errors,
> because VOL_DIRTY is just like a hint to note that write was not finished clearly.
> If you mean there are more situation like ENOTEMPTY you mentioned,
> please make new patch to fix them.

VOL_DIRTY is easily cleared by another write operation.
For that purpose, I think MediaFailure is more appropriate.

Tetsuhiro Kohada <>

  reply	other threads:[~2020-06-19  4:22 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 14+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
     [not found] <>
2020-06-16  2:18 ` Tetsuhiro Kohada
2020-06-16 23:55   ` Namjae Jeon
2020-06-17  7:20   ` Sungjong Seo
2020-06-17  8:41     ` Namjae Jeon
2020-06-18  8:36     ` Tetsuhiro Kohada
2020-06-18 13:11       ` Sungjong Seo
2020-06-19  4:22         ` Tetsuhiro Kohada [this message]
2020-07-10  7:36         ` Tetsuhiro Kohada
2020-08-08 17:47           ` Sungjong Seo
2020-08-12  9:19             ` Tetsuhiro Kohada
2020-08-13  4:03               ` Namjae Jeon
2020-08-18  1:20                 ` Tetsuhiro Kohada
2020-06-16  6:16 Markus Elfring
2020-06-16 14:45 ` Matthew Wilcox

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