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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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