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    SubjectRe: [RFC v5] UBI: Fastmap support (aka checkpointing)
    Am 17.05.2012 05:39, schrieb Artem Bityutskiy:
    > On Wed, 2012-05-16 at 22:51 +0200, Richard Weinberger wrote:
    >> This is a bug-fix release. v4 handled static volumes wrong.
    >> v6 will address everything that Artem pointed out.
    > Hi, I'll try to review this further, but few points I'd like to
    > highlight.
    > 1. We'll need to re-structure the code a bit and rename scan.[ch] to
    > attach.[ch], all data structures like 'struct ubi_scan_volume' which you
    > re-use we will also need to rename and remove the "scan" word, etc. I am
    > willing to do this preparation.

    No problem. It's already on my list.

    > 2. You need to re-use the scanning code we have for scanning the fastmap
    > volumes, I think. May be you need some amendments there, but currently
    > you have more duplication than needed. You'll just plug more of your
    > code to the attach.c file: check if there fastmap, if yes, read it and
    > scan the internal fastmap volumes by re-using functions in attach.c. So
    > all the fastmap reading/checking/manipulating stuff is in fastmap.c, the
    > scanning and interpreting is in attach.c.


    > Again, I am willing to do corresponding preparations for you, you'll
    > need to amend your code then.

    As I said, v6 will contain all requested changes.

    > Also, I think you probably do not have to split your patches. For me it
    > looks like there is a lot of work needed anyway, so you could just send
    > it as one patch so far, to make things easier. Because reviewing this
    > stuff by reading patches is too difficult anyway, and the reviewer has
    > to apply it and review / navigate the real code, and just look sometimes
    > to the patch.

    Will do.


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