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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2.4.0-test8] mm/filemap.c
On Thu, Sep 14, 2000 at 07:05:20PM +0200, Juan J. Quintela wrote:
[ Removed linus from cc, he probably knows this ]

> >>>>> "bill" == Bill Wendling <> writes:
> Linus, please don't apply.
> bill> - The `head = &mapping->pages;' statement is useless inside the
> bill> repeat, since head isn't modified inside the loop.
> No, but we sleep inside the loop, and while we sleep, we don't have
> locked the page cache :((((

There is no way that this can affect the statement in question.
Note that head is the _address_ of mapping->pages.

regards Christian

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