[PATCH v2 3/7] mm/writeback: commit reason of WB_REASON_FORKER_THREAD mismatch name

From: Wanpeng Li
Date: Sat Jun 15 2013 - 21:15:42 EST

After commit 839a8e86("writeback: replace custom worker pool implementation
with unbound workqueue"), there is no bdi forker thread any more. However,
WB_REASON_FORKER_THREAD is still used due to it is somewhat userland visible
and we won't be exposing exactly the same information with just a different

Signed-off-by: Wanpeng Li <liwanp@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
include/linux/writeback.h | 5 +++++
1 file changed, 5 insertions(+)

diff --git a/include/linux/writeback.h b/include/linux/writeback.h
index 8b5cec4..cf077a7 100644
--- a/include/linux/writeback.h
+++ b/include/linux/writeback.h
@@ -47,6 +47,11 @@ enum wb_reason {
+ * There is no bdi forker thread any more and works are done by emergency
+ * worker, however, this is somewhat userland visible and we'll be exposing
+ * exactly the same information, so it has a mismatch name.
+ */


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