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SubjectRe: Subject: [PATCH V7 1/4] mm: frontswap: swap data structure changes
On Thu, 25 Aug 2011 10:11:11 -0700 (PDT)
Dan Magenheimer <> wrote:

> > From: KAMEZAWA Hiroyuki []
> > Subject: Re: Subject: [PATCH V7 1/4] mm: frontswap: swap data structure changes
> Hi Kamezawa-san --
> Domo arigato for the review and feedback!
> > Hmm....could you modify mm/swapfile.c and remove 'static' in the same patch ?
> I separated out this header patch because I thought it would
> make the key swap data structure changes more visible. Are you
> saying that it is more confusing?

Yes. I know you add a new header file which is not included but..

At reviewing patch, I check whether all required changes are done.
In this case, you turned out the function to be externed but you
leave the function definition as 'static'. This unbalance confues me.

I always read patches from 1 to END. When I found an incomplete change
in patch 1, I remember it and need to find missng part from patch 2->End.
This makes my review confused a little.

In another case, when a patch adds a new file, I check Makefile change.
Considering dependency, the patch order should be

[patch 1] Documentaion/Config
[patch 2] Makefile + add new file.

But plesse note: This is my thought. Other guys may have other idea.


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