Re: pre-2.0.32...

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Sat, 8 Nov 1997 00:48:12 -0500 (EST)

Minor (one-line) typo fix needed to get fs/locks.c to compile

--- fs/locks.c~ Sat Nov 8 00:36:34 1997
+++ fs/locks.c Sat Nov 8 00:45:13 1997
@@ -977,6 +977,7 @@
/* The new lock breaks the old one in two pieces,
* so we have to use the second new lock (in this
* case, even F_UNLCK may fail!).
+ */
left = locks_init_lock(new_fl2, right);
locks_insert_lock(before, left);
new_fl2 = NULL;

(comment that wasn't closed)

On Fri, 7 Nov 1997, Linus Torvalds wrote:

> Hi,
> as I haven't seen much noise about 31 brokenness and fixing that up, I
> put together my personal pre-32 patch and put it on (in the
> usual place: pub/linux/kernel/testing). I hoped that others (Doug?) would
> have picked up the 2.0.x series, but that failing I hope to at least do a
> minimal band-aid.
> How does my pre-32 look to people?
> Linus

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