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    SubjectRe: [00/17] Large Blocksize Support V3
    On Fri, 27 Apr 2007, Andrew Morton wrote:

    > On Fri, 27 Apr 2007 00:19:49 -0700 (PDT) Christoph Lameter <clameter@sgi.com> wrote:
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    > > The page cache handling in the various layers is significantly
    > > simplified which reduces maintenance cost.
    >
    > How on earth can the *addition* of variable pagecache size simplify the
    > existing code?

    Because the page cache code is full of manual shifts and adds. Its a mess.
    Adding appropriate accessors simplifies the code. I took that opportunity
    to slide in an address space parameter into the accessors which allows to
    have sets of accessors for single page size and multi page size
    configurations.

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