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SubjectRe: [PATCH 10/22] CacheFiles: Add a hook to write a single page of data to an inode
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Trond Myklebust <Trond.Myklebust@netapp.com> wrote:

> So why do you need a new address space operation? AFAICS the generic
> implementation will work for pretty much everyone who supports the
> existing prepare_write()/commit_write().

Because Christoph decreed that I wasn't allowed to call prepare_write() and
commit_write() directly. It's possible that the method should be in the
inode_operations rather than on the address space.

> Furthermore, you don't appear to supply any alternative "optimised"
> implementations...

Optimised in what fashion?

David
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