Subject: CVS commit: src/sys/ufs/lfs
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From: Frank van der Linden <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 03/29/2003 00:39:46
Module Name: src
Committed By: fvdl
Date: Fri Mar 28 22:39:45 UTC 2003
The checkpoint loop always used (multiples of) lfs_sepb as the number
of segments to mark. However, this may be much more than lfs_nseg.
Originally this wasn't a big problem, since only the structures in the
diskblock were changed, but nowadays there's a mirror of the segflags
in the in-core superblock. This problem caused the code to walk
way past the end of that allocated area, causing memory corruption
in other kernel structures. So, use lfs_nseg as the maximum, as it should be.
While here, simplify the loop; it had become an obfuscated piece of
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cvs rdiff -r1.116 -r1.117 src/sys/ufs/lfs/lfs_segment.c
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