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Subject[patch 2/10] mm: revert "generic_file_buffered_write(): handle zero length iovec segments"
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From: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org>

Revert 81b0c8713385ce1b1b9058e916edcf9561ad76d6.

This was a bugfix against 6527c2bdf1f833cc18e8f42bd97973d583e4aa83, which we
also revert.

Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org>
Signed-off-by: Nick Piggin <npiggin@suse.de>

Index: linux-2.6/mm/filemap.c
===================================================================
--- linux-2.6.orig/mm/filemap.c
+++ linux-2.6/mm/filemap.c
@@ -1911,12 +1911,6 @@ generic_file_buffered_write(struct kiocb
break;
}

- if (unlikely(bytes == 0)) {
- status = 0;
- copied = 0;
- goto zero_length_segment;
- }
-
status = a_ops->prepare_write(file, page, offset, offset+bytes);
if (unlikely(status)) {
loff_t isize = i_size_read(inode);
@@ -1946,8 +1940,7 @@ generic_file_buffered_write(struct kiocb
page_cache_release(page);
continue;
}
-zero_length_segment:
- if (likely(copied >= 0)) {
+ if (likely(copied > 0)) {
if (!status)
status = copied;

Index: linux-2.6/mm/filemap.h
===================================================================
--- linux-2.6.orig/mm/filemap.h
+++ linux-2.6/mm/filemap.h
@@ -87,7 +87,7 @@ filemap_set_next_iovec(const struct iove
const struct iovec *iov = *iovp;
size_t base = *basep;

- do {
+ while (bytes) {
int copy = min(bytes, iov->iov_len - base);

bytes -= copy;
@@ -96,7 +96,7 @@ filemap_set_next_iovec(const struct iove
iov++;
base = 0;
}
- } while (bytes);
+ }
*iovp = iov;
*basep = base;
}
-
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