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Subject[PATCH 10/16] ext4: Remove syncing logic from ext4_file_write
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The syncing is now properly handled by generic_file_aio_write() so
no special ext4 code is needed.

CC: linux-ext4@vger.kernel.org
CC: tytso@mit.edu
Signed-off-by: Jan Kara <jack@suse.cz>
---
fs/ext4/file.c | 53 ++---------------------------------------------------
1 files changed, 2 insertions(+), 51 deletions(-)
diff --git a/fs/ext4/file.c b/fs/ext4/file.c
index 3f1873f..aafe432 100644
--- a/fs/ext4/file.c
+++ b/fs/ext4/file.c
@@ -58,10 +58,7 @@ static ssize_t
ext4_file_write(struct kiocb *iocb, const struct iovec *iov,
unsigned long nr_segs, loff_t pos)
{
- struct file *file = iocb->ki_filp;
- struct inode *inode = file->f_path.dentry->d_inode;
- ssize_t ret;
- int err;
+ struct inode *inode = iocb->ki_filp->f_path.dentry->d_inode;

/*
* If we have encountered a bitmap-format file, the size limit
@@ -81,53 +78,7 @@ ext4_file_write(struct kiocb *iocb, const struct iovec *iov,
}
}

- ret = generic_file_aio_write(iocb, iov, nr_segs, pos);
- /*
- * Skip flushing if there was an error, or if nothing was written.
- */
- if (ret <= 0)
- return ret;
-
- /*
- * If the inode is IS_SYNC, or is O_SYNC and we are doing data
- * journalling then we need to make sure that we force the transaction
- * to disk to keep all metadata uptodate synchronously.
- */
- if (file->f_flags & O_SYNC) {
- /*
- * If we are non-data-journaled, then the dirty data has
- * already been flushed to backing store by generic_osync_inode,
- * and the inode has been flushed too if there have been any
- * modifications other than mere timestamp updates.
- *
- * Open question --- do we care about flushing timestamps too
- * if the inode is IS_SYNC?
- */
- if (!ext4_should_journal_data(inode))
- return ret;
-
- goto force_commit;
- }
-
- /*
- * So we know that there has been no forced data flush. If the inode
- * is marked IS_SYNC, we need to force one ourselves.
- */
- if (!IS_SYNC(inode))
- return ret;
-
- /*
- * Open question #2 --- should we force data to disk here too? If we
- * don't, the only impact is that data=writeback filesystems won't
- * flush data to disk automatically on IS_SYNC, only metadata (but
- * historically, that is what ext2 has done.)
- */
-
-force_commit:
- err = ext4_force_commit(inode->i_sb);
- if (err)
- return err;
- return ret;
+ return generic_file_aio_write(iocb, iov, nr_segs, pos);
}

static struct vm_operations_struct ext4_file_vm_ops = {
--
1.6.0.2


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