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SubjectRe: RFC: [PATCH-2.6] Add helper function to lock multiple page cache pages.
Anton Altaparmakov <aia21@cam.ac.uk> wrote:
>
> On Thu, 3 Feb 2005, Andrew Morton wrote:
> > I did a patch which switched loop to use the file_operations.read/write
> > about a year ago. Forget what happened to it. It always seemed the right
> > thing to do..
>
> How did you implement the write?

It was Urban, actually. Memory fails me.

http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=linux-fsdevel&m=102133217310200&w=2

It won't work properly for crypto transformations - iirc we decided it
would need to perform a copy.
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