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Re: [dm-devel] [PATCH v3 02/26] block: Convert integrity to bvec_alloc_bs()



On Tue, Oct 02, 2012 at 06:05:53PM -0400, Vivek Goyal wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 02, 2012 at 01:52:50PM -0700, Kent Overstreet wrote:
> > On Tue, Oct 02, 2012 at 11:12:02AM -0400, Vivek Goyal wrote:
> > > On Mon, Sep 24, 2012 at 03:34:42PM -0700, Kent Overstreet wrote:
> > > > This adds a pointer to the bvec array to struct bio_integrity_payload,
> > > > instead of the bvecs always being inline; then the bvecs are allocated
> > > > with bvec_alloc_bs().
> > > 
> > > Ok, you are introducing bio_vec pointer in this patch. May be we can
> > > do it earlier so that we take care of bio pair related issue.
> > 
> > I was just trying to make the bugfix patch small, since people
> > complained about too much stuff being done in one patch.
> 
> Can't we introduce the pointer while we retain bip_slabs as it is. Then
> this patch will be small. I think this patch is big only because you
> are trying to allocate integrity vecs from bio_set out of line.

Ok - yeah, that makes sense to break out. I think I'll just make the
integrity stuff a separate patch series, it's going to be like 4 patches
now.


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