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SubjectRe: [PATCHv4 01/17] VFS: introduce helpers for the s_dirty flag
On Fri, May 28, 2010 at 01:23:18PM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:

> A more conventional and superior naming scheme is
> subsystemid_specific_function_identifier(). eg, bio_add_page() instead
> of add_page_to_bio().
>
> So these want to be sb_mark_dirty(), etc.
>
> Being very old code written by very yound people, the VFS kinda ignores
> that convention, but it doesn't hurt to use it for new code.
>
> Feel free to ignore me if that's too much of a PITA ;)

The real issue is that it's almost certainly an overdesign. Let's
get rid of the bogus uses first and figure out what's happening in
what remains, OK?

I have no problems with doing such wrappers, but if we touch every
place using ->s_dirt anyway, let's at least take a good look at them.

I'm mostly OK with what had emerged for the final patch in series,
but...


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