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SubjectRe: [BIO] request->flags ambiguity
On Fri, 27 Jun 2003 12:48:22 +0200
Jens Axboe <axboe@suse.de> wrote:
-- snip --
> > Is it ok to have a possibility of a request with conflicting
> > meanings attached to it? For example REQ_CMD | REQ_PM_SHUTDOWN
> > | REQ_SPECIAL.
>
> No of course not.
-- snip --
> > Shouldn`t it make more sense to separate request-type-indicator
> > flags into a separate unambiguous type field, which would take
> > one of the following values: - read/write request - sense query
> > - power control - special request
> >
> > And not a currently possible combination of all of them, which
> > seem to be the current situation.
>
> There has been talk of that before, search the archives.

Umm, i`ve tried and failed, couldn`t you share some vague pointers about the topic
or something?

I`m sorry, but my curiosity prevailed over hesitation to bother you :-)
>
> --
> Jens Axboe
>
>
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regards, Samium Gromoff


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