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SubjectRe: [PATCH 000 of 5] Introductory patches for bio refactor.
On Thu, Aug 16 2007, NeilBrown wrote:
> Hi Jens,
> I wonder if you would accept these patches the block layer.
> They are, as far as I can tell, quite uncontroversial and provide
> good cleanups.
> The first is a minor bug-fix.
> The next to replace helper function that take a bio (always the first
> bio of a request), to instead take a request.
> The last two combine to replace rq_for_each_bio with
> rq_for_each_segment which makes blk_recalc_rq_segments a lot
> cleaner, and improves (to a lesser degree) every other place that
> used rq_for_each_bio.
> The net result is a decrease in object code size (for my x86-64 compile)
> for block/built-in.o of 96 bytes, though there is some growth out in
> drivers making and over-all decrease of only 48 bytes.

Thanks for seperating these out Neil, will go over them this morning!

Jens Axboe

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