Re: Regression in 5.1.20: Reading long directory fails
From: Trond Myklebust
Date: Thu Sep 12 2019 - 09:15:10 EST
On Thu, 2019-09-12 at 09:08 -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
> 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?
It is likely to land in the head for most RPC calls that have short
replies. Particularly in error cases.
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