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Re: right way to report bugs

To: Nathan Scott <nathans@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: right way to report bugs
From: Jan Derfinak <ja@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 12 Dec 2005 23:26:57 +0100 (CET)
Cc: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxx>, linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx, overby@xxxxxxx
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On Tue, 13 Dec 2005, Nathan Scott wrote:

> > I think you've got it - file a bug, and harrass the list if no response :)
> 
> In addition to that, a reproducible test case is invaluable
> (in your case, an image of the corrupt filesystem; or even
> better, a set of steps to get a filesystem into that failed
> state - although that is rarely possible).

Yes, I don't know how to get fs to this state, I just found it in this state
when I tried to copy files. I know that it is not easy to fix bug without
test case, so I prepared fs image and attached link on it, when I filled the
bug.

jan


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