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Re: [dm-devel] [PATCH 08/11] block: rename barrier/ordered to flush



On Tue, Aug 17, 2010 at 06:23:55PM +0200, Tejun Heo wrote:
> Yeap, agreed.  I couldn't really understand why the the sequence
> needed to be atomic for ide in the first place so just left it alone.
> Do you understand why it tried to be atomic?

I think initial drafs of the barrier specification talked about atomic
sequences.  Except for that I can't think of any reason.


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