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Re: [dm-devel] [PATCH v6 00/13] Block cleanups



On Thu, Aug 23, 2012 at 02:00:41PM -0400, Vivek Goyal wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 22, 2012 at 10:03:57AM -0700, Kent Overstreet wrote:
> 
> [..]
> > Kent Overstreet (13):
> >   block: Generalized bio pool freeing
> >   dm: Use bioset's front_pad for dm_rq_clone_bio_info
> >   block: Add bio_reset()
> >   pktcdvd: Switch to bio_kmalloc()
> >   block: Kill bi_destructor
> >   block: Consolidate bio_alloc_bioset(), bio_kmalloc()
> 
> This patch series says "Block Cleanups" in the subject. I think that
> it can be divided in two parts. First part seems to be cleanup where
> we get rid of ->bi_destructor and merge kmalloc() and allocation 
> from bio_set.
> 
> Second part seems to be more of enhancing bio splitting functionality
> and not necessarily a cleanup. So may be breaking this series in two
> parts makes sense. First part is cleanup and second part is enhanced
> bio splitting capabilities of block layer.

Yeah, that's a good idea - will do.


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