Subject: Re: ext2fs support broken in -current
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Christos Zoulas <email@example.com>
Date: 11/14/2004 18:30:28
In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
Kevin Lahey <email@example.com> wrote:
>Alas, this only postponed the agony of the assert; I could write
>a few files after the patch, but I still eventually got a crash.
>I think that the problem may actually *be* the assert.
>I checked, and ext2fs seemed to have been working just fine before
>the commit that put in the assert; when I added the assert to
>that working code, the assert triggered. Removing the assert from
>the code doesn't seem to exposed any more bugs.
>I don't really feel comfortable enough with the filesystem code
>to say all this with any confidence. Could someone else take a look
>and tell me if I'm crazy?
The assert was added by chuck a long time ago, so I doubt it is at fault.
I suggest you put some debugging printfs to see in which cases the values