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SubjectRe: [PATCH 4/4] Streamline generic_file_* interfaces and filemap cleanups
Hi Badari,

On Mon, May 15, 2006 at 02:23:26PM -0700, Badari Pulavarty wrote:
> This patch cleans up generic_file_*_read/write() interfaces.
> Christoph Hellwig gave me the idea for this clean ups.
>
> In a nutshell, all filesystems should set .aio_read/.aio_write
> methods and use do_sync_read/ do_sync_write() as their .read/.write

I know its not something you're introducing here, but the naming
convention do_sync_read/do_sync_write is pretty confused (with it
not actually being a sync write and all, in the usual case).
Any chance that could be renamed to something thats a bit clearer,
maybe generic_file_non_aio_read and generic_file_non_aio_write?
There don't seem to be many callsites (so not a huge change) and
it'd seem a good time to do it, alongside these other changes.

> methods. This allows us to cleanup all variants of generic_file_*
> routines.
>
> Final available interfaces:
>
> generic_file_aio_read() - read handler
> generic_file_aio_write() - write handler
> generic_file_aio_write_nolock() - no lock write handler

thanks!

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Nathan
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