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SubjectRe: [-mm patch] remove nobh_{prepare,commit}_write()
On Tue, 26 Jun 2007 15:48:58 -0500
Dave Kleikamp <shaggy@linux.vnet.ibm.com> wrote:

> On Tue, 2007-06-26 at 13:32 -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
> > On Fri, 15 Jun 2007 00:15:55 +0200
> > Adrian Bunk <bunk@stusta.de> wrote:
> >
> > > nobh_{prepare,commit}_write() are no longer used.
> >
> > wth? What happened to ext2 and ext3 nobh mode? They seem to
> > have magically and unchangeloggedly disappeared?
>
> They were removed with Nick's new aops patches.
^secretly
>

That much I worked out for myself. It's kinda staggering that a fairly
major feature in two fairly major filesystems got removed without even a
mention in the changelog. I don't recall having seen it discussed in email
but I obviously missed that bit.

Look, I'm one micron from just dropping the whole lot. These changes
simply have not received the amount of energy, effort, care, attention and
testing which a change of this magnitude requires.

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