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Re: [dm-devel] [PATCH v6 04/13] pktcdvd: Switch to bio_kmalloc()



On Wed, 22 Aug 2012, Tejun Heo wrote:

> (cc'ing Jiri, hi!)

Hi there! :)

> On Wed, Aug 22, 2012 at 10:04:01AM -0700, Kent Overstreet wrote:
> > This is prep work for killing bi_destructor - previously, pktcdvd had
> > its own pkt_bio_alloc which was basically duplication bio_kmalloc(),
> > necessitating its own bi_destructor implementation.
> > 
> > v5: Un-reorder some functions, to make the patch easier to review
> > 
> > Signed-off-by: Kent Overstreet <koverstreet google com>
> > CC: Peter Osterlund <petero2 telia com>
> 
> Apart from bio_reset() not resetting bi_end_io and bi_private, this
> looks fine to me but lack of testing makes me a bit hesitant to ack
> it.
> 
> Peter doesn't want to be the maintainer of pktcdvd anymore.  Maybe
> Jiri can be tricked into taking this one too?  :)

Gah, seems like the floppy saga is going to cause me some more trouble in 
the future ... :)

Well, I definitely have hardware back at home that supports this, so I can 
take it. Doesn't seem to be heavy traffic code either.

Peter, ok with that? Also, how was this usually fed upstream -- through 
Jens' tree?

-- 
Jiri Kosina
SUSE Labs


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