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SubjectRe: [2.6 patch] drivers/block/ll_rw_blk.c: possible cleanups
On Tue, Apr 12, 2005 at 07:49:57AM +0200, Jens Axboe wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 12 2005, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> > On Mon, Apr 11, 2005 at 08:12:34AM +0200, Jens Axboe wrote:
> > > On Sun, Apr 10 2005, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> > > > This patch contains the following possible cleanups:
> > > > - make needlessly global code static
> > > > - remove the following unused global functions:
> > > > - blkdev_scsi_issue_flush_fn
> > >
> > > Kill the function completely, it is not used anymore.
> > >
> > > > - __blk_attempt_remerge
> > >
> > > Normally I would say leave that since it's part of the API, but lets
> > > just kill it. I don't envision any further users of the remerging
> > > attempts.
> > >
> > > > - remove the following unused EXPORT_SYMBOL's:
> > > > - blk_phys_contig_segment
> > > > - blk_hw_contig_segment
> > > > - blkdev_scsi_issue_flush_fn
> > > > - __blk_attempt_remerge
> > > >
> > > > Please review which of these changes make sense.
> > >
> > > Looks fine to me, thanks. Can you send a new patch that kills
> > > blkdev_scsi_issue_flush_fn()?
> >
> > I have a problem parsing your email.
> >
> > Which parts of my patch are OK and which shouldn't be applied?
> > Or why do you want a separate blkdev_scsi_issue_flush_fn patch?
>
> I have no problems with your patch, I would just like a revised patch
> that removes blkdev_scsi_issue_flush_fn completely instead since it is
> totally unused. It doesn't make sense to remove the export and make it
> static, since it isn't used internally (and never meant to, it's a
> helper function for drivers).

My patch does already completely remove blkdev_scsi_issue_flush_fn.

When I say "remove the following unused global functions:", this means
the patch completely removes the function.

> Jens Axboe

cu
Adrian

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