Re: [PATCH 4/8] block: use struct parsed_partitions *stateuniversally in partition check code

From: David Miller
Date: Sun May 16 2010 - 03:16:48 EST

From: Tejun Heo <tj@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 15 May 2010 20:09:30 +0200

> Make the following changes to partition check code.
> * Add ->bdev to struct parsed_partitions.
> * Introduce read_part_sector() which is a simple wrapper around
> read_dev_sector() which takes struct parsed_partitions *state
> instead of @bdev.
> * For functions which used to take @state and @bdev, drop @bdev. For
> functions which used to take @bdev, replace it with @state.
> * While updating, drop superflous checks on NULL state/bdev in ldm.c.
> This cleans up the API a bit and enables better handling of IO errors
> during partition check as the generic partition check code now has
> much better visibility into what went wrong in the low level code
> paths.
> Signed-off-by: Tejun Heo <tj@xxxxxxxxxx>

Acked-by: David S. Miller <davem@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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