Re: [PATCH] 2.2.X fix ext2 socket filetype

From: Jamie Lokier (
Date: Wed May 31 2000 - 12:31:46 EST

Alan Cox wrote:
> > can you please add the following patch into the 2.2.16-pre tree. It is a
> > back-port of a fix in 2.3 which adds the missing de->file_type information
> > for sockets in ext2. Without this patch, e2fsck complains about all
> I passed this on to Stephen and Ted but never got a defintive yes/no
> answer. Speak now folks or I'll guess myself

I submitted the fix for 2.3 and I'm probably the only person who
actually uses the file_type information :-)

The 2.2.14 patch looks right. (I just had a look at a 2.2.10 tree to
see if there are any other places to fix in ext2, and there aren't).

-- Jamie

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