Re: Regression in 5.1.20: Reading long directory fails

From: J. Bruce Fields
Date: Thu Sep 12 2019 - 09:14:02 EST

On Thu, Sep 12, 2019 at 09:08:51AM -0400, Benjamin Coddington wrote:
> On 12 Sep 2019, at 8:53, Trond Myklebust wrote:
> > Let's please just scrap this function and rewrite it as a generic
> > function for reading the MIC. It clearly is not a generic function for
> > reading arbitrary netobjs, and modifications like the above just make
> > the misnomer painfully obvious.
> >
> > Let's rewrite it as xdr_buf_read_mic() so that we can simplify it where
> > possible.
> Ok. I want to assume the mic will not land in the head, but I am not sure..
> Is there a scenario where the mic might land in the head, or is that bit of
> the current function left over from other uses?

Any reply that doesn't have page data?

A reply that ends up shorter than expected due to failure of an early op
in the compound?

(Unless I'm missing something. I haven't looked at this code in a
while. Though it was problem me that wrote it originally--apologies for