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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/5] staging:lustre: split kernel comm between user and kernel
On Fri, Oct 23, 2015 at 03:59:12PM -0400, James Simmons wrote:
> The kernel communication code used for HSM and changelog is
> entangled. Move the user space bits into the liblustreapi. This will
> also help for a possible relicensing. The kernel portion is also moved
> from libcfs to obdclass.
> The original libcfs_kernelcomm.h header is split into three parts:
> * lustre_kernelcomm.h, a new header for the kernel parts;
> * uapi_kernelcomm.h, a new header for the data structures shared
> between userspace and kernelspace;
> * lustreapi_internal.h receives the private liblustreapi prototypes.
> The original code in kernel_user_comm.c is split into two parts:
> * obdclass/kernelcomm.c for the kernel part. filp_user_write() was
> moved there, and linux-fs.c deleted;
> * liblustreapi_kernelconn.c for the user part. The calls to CDEBUG
> have been removed, and calls to CERROR have been transformed to
> llapi_err_noerrno. The type lustre_kernelcomm has been removed and
> replace by struct lustre_kernelcomm.
> Various names and filenames have been harmonized to *kernelcomm*.
> The unused symbol KUC_FL_BLOCK has been removed.
> Signed-off-by: frank zago <>
> Intel-bug-id:
> Reviewed-on:
> Reviewed-by: Nathan Rutman <>
> Reviewed-by: James Simmons <>
> Reviewed-by: Dmitry Eremin <>
> Reviewed-by: John L. Hammond <>
> Reviewed-by: Oleg Drokin <>

The series didn't all have numbers on them, so I don't know what order
to apply them in :(

Please resend them with the proper numbering on them so I know what to
do here.


greg k-h

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