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SubjectRe: [RFC][PATCH] Move bv_offset/bv_len update after bio_endio in __end_that_request_first
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Am Fr, den 02.01.2004 schrieb Christophe Saout um 14:00:

> > > That's why I need to know exactly how many and which bvecs were completed
> > > in my bi_end_io function.
> > >
> > > Or do you think it is safer to count backwards using bi_vcnt and bi_size?
> >
> > I'm inclined to thinking that, indeed. Those two fields have a more well
> > established usage, so I think you'll be better off doing that in the
> > long run.
>
> Ok, if you say so. This and the IDE multwrite thing are the only two
> places in the kernel preventing bi_idx to be usable this way. I just
> thought it was nicer.

... but I still need bv_offset and bv_len to be unchanged in the
bio_endio call. Can we please do this?


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