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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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