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SubjectRe: [PATCH 21/43] CacheFiles: Be consistent about the use of mapping vs file->f_mapping in Ext3 [ver #46]
David Howells wrote:
> Change all the usages of file->f_mapping in ext3_*write_end() functions to use
> the mapping argument directly. This has two consequences:
> (*) Consistency. Without this patch sometimes one is used and sometimes the
> other is.
> (*) A NULL file pointer can be passed. This feature is then made use of by
> the generic hook in the next patch, which is used by CacheFiles to write
> pages to a file without setting up a file struct.
> Signed-off-by: David Howells <>
> Acked-by: Steve Dickson <>
> Acked-by: Trond Myklebust <>
Acked-by: Rik van Riel <>

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