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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] A generic_file_sendpage()
    On Fri, Jun 25, 2004 at 09:19:24PM +0200, Jörn Engel wrote:
    > > + old_fs = get_fs();
    > > + set_fs(KERNEL_DS);

    Eeek... Don't do that, please - set_fs() is not a good thing to add for
    no good reason.

    > Your patch is *much* smaller than mine. Looks lean and mean. But you
    > depend on the struct file* passed to generic_file_sendpage().
    > One of my goals for 2.7 is to get rid of all users of struct file* in
    > the various read-, write- and send-functions. Currently, there are
    > four of them, you would introduce number five.

    And how, pray tell, are you going to do that on filesystems that keep
    part of context in file->private_data?
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