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    SubjectRe: [PATCH][RFC] splice support
    Andrew Morton wrote:
    > Jens Axboe <> wrote:

    >> It doesn't, I'm assuming that find_get_pages() returns consequtive pages
    >> atm. Would seem like the sane interface :-)
    > Yeah, sorry. It's a "gather what's presently there" thing. For writeback.
    > Nick has some gang-lookup-slots code. So instead of populating an array of
    > page*'s you can populate an array of (effectively) page**'s. Then one
    > could walk that. All while holding ->tree_lock. This doesn't help ;)

    Actually while we're on the subject, my gang_lookup_slot code is just
    named to match lookup_slot and gang_lookup... it still only returns
    slots that are presently populated. Suggestions for a better name

    > Probably the simplest for now is an open-coded find_get_page() loop. Later

    Agreed. I think that's the best idea for now.

    SUSE Labs, Novell Inc.
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