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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 000 of 5] Introductory patches for bio refactor.
    On Thu, Aug 16 2007, NeilBrown wrote:
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    > 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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