Re: [PATCHv4 01/17] VFS: introduce helpers for the s_dirty flag

From: Artem Bityutskiy
Date: Wed Jun 09 2010 - 11:53:01 EST

On Wed, 2010-06-09 at 11:44 -0400, tytso@xxxxxxx wrote:
> On Fri, May 28, 2010 at 02:17:55PM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
> > >
> > > The real issue is that it's almost certainly an overdesign. Let's
> > > get rid of the bogus uses first and figure out what's happening in
> > > what remains, OK?
> >
> > That would be good.
> Can we figure out what the new names will be for these accessor
> functions, and then pursuade Linus to be willing to add patch #1 in
> this series to add these accessor functions (without any users for
> these functions, that would wait until the next merge window) to
> 2.6.35-rc3 or -rc4, please?
> It will make life much easier for fs maintainers to merge the patches,
> especially if they've done some cleanup to reduce the bogus places
> where s_dirt was getting set in the first place. That way I can apply
> my patch to reduce the use of s_dirt[1], then apply a patch I carry in
> my own tree to convert to the new accessor functions without worrying
> about patch conflicts.

Yes, that would be nice, Al?

Best Regards,
Artem Bityutskiy (ÐÑÑÑÐ ÐÐÑÑÑÐÐÐ)

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