Re: [PATCH] vfs: fix race in rcu lookup of pruned dentry

From: Al Viro
Date: Mon Jul 18 2011 - 22:23:12 EST

On Mon, Jul 18, 2011 at 07:17:18PM -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 18, 2011 at 7:14 PM, Linus Torvalds
> <torvalds@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >
> > Good catch, that test was indeed the wrong way around. Thanks.
> Oh, and Al - just fold the thing into the original patch rather than
> carry a buggy patch and the fix around. You might as well credit Hugh
> as author for the whole thing, since he ended up being not just the
> one to find the problem, but describe the solution anyway and fix the
> patch.

Umm... Is there any convenient way to make git commit --amend change
the author of commit?
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