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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/4] fs: Remove bogus wait in write_inode_now()
    On Fri, Mar 09, 2012 at 10:02:25AM +0100, Jan Kara wrote:
    > inode_sync_wait() in write_inode_now() is just bogus. That function waits for
    > I_SYNC bit to be cleared but writeback_single_inode() clears the bit on return
    > so the wait is effectivelly a nop unless someone else submits the inode for
    > writeback again. All the waiting write_inode_now() needs is achieved by using
    > WB_SYNC_ALL writeback mode.
    > Signed-off-by: Jan Kara <>

    Loks good - I have the same in my patchkit to kill write_inode_now
    (which I really need to get out soon).

    Signed-off-by: Christoph Hellwig <>

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