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SubjectRe: [RFC PATCH 0/5] Reduce filesystem writeback from page reclaim (again)
On Thu, Jul 14, 2011 at 10:33:40AM +1000, Dave Chinner wrote:
> patchset. After all, that's what I keep asking for (so we can get
> rid of .writepage altogether), and if the numbers don't add up, then
> I'll shut up about it. ;)

Unfortunately there's a few more users of ->writepage in addition to
memory reclaim. The most visible on is page migration, but there's also
a write_one_page helper used by a few filesystems that would either
need to get a writepage-like callback or a bigger rewrite.

I agree that killing of ->writepage would be a worthwhile goal, though.

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