Re: [NFS] [GIT] NFS client update for 2.6.16

From: Christoph Hellwig
Date: Tue Mar 21 2006 - 12:43:53 EST

> commit 47989d7454398827500d0e73766270986a3b488f
> Author: Chuck Lever <cel@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Date: Mon Mar 20 13:44:32 2006 -0500
> NFS: remove support for multi-segment iovs in the direct write path
> Eliminate the persistent use of automatic storage in all parts of the
> NFS client's direct write path to pave the way for introducing support
> for aio against files opened with the O_DIRECT flag.

NACK. We have patches pending that consolidate ->aio_read/write and
->read/writev into one operation. this change is completely counterproductive
towards that goal which has been discussed on -fsdevel for a while.

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