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SubjectRe: linux-next: manual merge of the block tree with the tree
On Thu, Nov 07, 2013 at 11:39:59PM -0800, Kent Overstreet wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 07, 2013 at 11:33:24PM -0800, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> > The changes for direct I/O from kernel space have been in for a long
> > time, and they are blocking multiple consumers of the interface from
> > getting submitted for about a year now. Even if the guts of the
> > direct-io code will get a write based on another patchset from Kent
> > that will go on top of the immutable iovec changes we need the
> > interfaces now and not another year down the road.
>
> What else is blocked on this patch series? Honest question.


From me alone:
Support for ecryptfs to not double cache.
AIO support for target_core_file.

To replace code in staging:
Removal of the lustre-specific loop driver.

And I remember others claiming to want to submit bits, too.


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