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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Fix O_SYNC speedup for generic_file_write_nolock
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On Mon, 2004-11-08 at 17:23 +0530, Suparna Bhattacharya wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 08, 2004 at 11:04:38AM +0100, Arjan van de Ven wrote:
> > > +EXPORT_SYMBOL(sync_page_range_nolock);
> >
> >
> > why adding this export? nothing appears to be using it (AIO isn't a module after all)
> >
>
> This doesn't have anything to do with AIO. Filesystems which implement
> the equivalent of generic_file_write_nolock may use sync_page_range_nolock
> for O_SYNC.
>
> Does that help clarify ?

not really; none do so far so how about not adding the export until
someone does use it ?


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