Re: Regression in 5.1.20: Reading long directory fails

From: Chuck Lever
Date: Wed Sep 11 2019 - 13:34:17 EST

> On Sep 11, 2019, at 1:26 PM, Benjamin Coddington <bcodding@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 11 Sep 2019, at 12:39, Chuck Lever wrote:
>>> On Sep 11, 2019, at 12:25 PM, Benjamin Coddington <bcodding@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> Instead, I think we want to make sure the mic falls squarely into the tail
>>> every time.
>> I'm not clear how you could do that. The length of the page data is not
>> known to the client before it parses the reply. Are you suggesting that
>> gss_unwrap should do it somehow?
> Is it too niave to always put the mic at the end of the tail?

The size of the page content is variable.

The only way the MIC will fall into the tail is if the page content is
exactly the largest expected size. When the page content is smaller than
that, the receive logic will place part or all of the MIC in ->pages.

Chuck Lever