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[dm-devel] Re: [PATCH 00/28] blk_end_request: full I/O completion handler (take 3)

On Fri, Nov 30 2007, Kiyoshi Ueda wrote:
> Hello Jens,
> The following is the updated patch-set for blk_end_request().
> Changes since the last version are only minor updates to catch up
> with the base kernel changes.
> Do you agree the implementation of blk_end_request()?
> If there's no problem, could you merge it to your tree?
> Or does it have to be merged to -mm tree first?
> Boaz,
> Could you review the newly added PATCH 27 which converts the bidi part,
> and give me your comments?
> It uses blk_end_request_callback() in PATCH 25, which was only for
> the tricky ide-cd driver.
> If bidi added a 'resid' member to struct request instead of reusing
> 'data_len' for the other purpose, it could use the standard
> blk_end_request() instead.
> ------------------ Changes from the previous post ---------------------
> Changes between take2 and take3:
>   o Rebased on top of 2.6.24-rc3-mm2

OK, so this means that I can't apply it unfortunately. It depends on
other patches in -mm (bidi).

SCSI sits on block, so the best approach imho is to base this patchset
on mainline so I can include the block bits.

Jens Axboe

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