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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/7] tmpfs: clone shmem_file_splice_read
    On 2011-06-10 00:32, Hugh Dickins wrote:
    > Copy __generic_file_splice_read() and generic_file_splice_read()
    > from fs/splice.c to shmem_file_splice_read() in mm/shmem.c. Make
    > page_cache_pipe_buf_ops and spd_release_page() accessible to it.

    That's a lot of fairly complicated and convoluted code to have
    duplicated. Yes, I know I know, it's already largely duplicated from the
    normal file read, but still... Really no easy way to share this?

    Jens Axboe

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