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SubjectRe: comment typo for generic_make_request in 2.5.1-pre2?
On Tue, Nov 27 2001, David Mansfield wrote:
>
> Hi Jens et al,
>
> Just looking at the bio changes in pre2 and I came across the comment for
> generic_make_request that says it may change bi_dev and/or bi_rsector. I
> think the bi_rsector is supposed to be bi_sector (since the former no
> longer exists). Here's a patch if in fact this is just a typo:
>
> --- ll_rw_blk.c.orig Tue Nov 27 14:57:40 2001
> +++ ll_rw_blk.c Tue Nov 27 15:02:23 2001
> @@ -1041,7 +1041,7 @@
> *
> * generic_make_request and the drivers it calls may use bi_next if this
> * bio happens to be merged with someone else, and may change bi_dev and
> - * bi_rsector for remaps as it sees fit. So the values of these fields
> + * bi_sector for remaps as it sees fit. So the values of these fields
> * should NOT be depended on after the call to generic_make_request.
> *
> * */

Thanks, applied.

> It's really no big deal, but I guess even the comments deserve to be
> correct. Anyway, this stuff is certainly fun reading!

Good :-)

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Jens Axboe

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