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SubjectRe: [PATCH 03/18] fs: keep inode with backing-dev
On Fri, Oct 08, 2010 at 03:01:54AM -0400, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 08, 2010 at 04:21:17PM +1100, Dave Chinner wrote:
> > From: Nick Piggin <npiggin@suse.de>
> >
> > Having inode on writeback lists of a different bdi than
> > inode->i_mapping->backing_dev_info makes it very difficult to do
> > per-bdi locking of the writeback lists. Add functions to move these
> > inodes over when the mapping backing dev is changed.
> >
> > Also, rename i_mapping.backing_dev_info to i_mapping.a_bdi while we're
> > here. Succinct is nice, and it catches conversion errors.
>
> NAK. This is fixed by my patch to always use s_bdi for writeback
> purposed that hit Linus' tree two days ago.

Great. I'll drop it from the series then.

Cheers,

Dave.
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Dave Chinner
david@fromorbit.com


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