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SubjectRe: [PATCH V6 15/30] block: introduce bio_clone_chunk_bioset()
On Wed, Jun 13, 2018 at 07:56:54AM -0700, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> On Sat, Jun 09, 2018 at 08:29:59PM +0800, Ming Lei wrote:
> > There is one use case(DM) which requires to clone bio chunk by
> > chunk, so introduce this API.
>
> I don't think DM is the special case here. The special case is the
> bounce code that only wants single page bios. Between that, and the
> fact that we only have two callers and one of them is inside the
> block layer I would suggest to fold in the following patch to make
> bio_clone_bioset clone in multi-page bvecs and make the bounce code
> use the low-level interface directly:

Bounce limits the max pages as 256 will do bio splitting, so won't need
this change.


Thanks,
Ming

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