Re: [PATCH -mm] [1/3] add elv_extended_request call to iosched API
From: Jens Axboe
Date: Fri Aug 04 2006 - 09:36:37 EST
On Thu, Aug 03 2006, Andrew Morton wrote:
> On Fri, 4 Aug 2006 07:20:32 +0200
> Jens Axboe <axboe@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> > On Thu, Aug 03 2006, Nate Diller wrote:
> > > the Elevator iosched would prefer to be unconditionally notified of a
> > > merge, but the current API calls only one 'merge' notifier
> > > (elv_merge_requests or elv_merged_requests), even if both front and
> > > back merges happened.
> > >
> > > elv_extended_request satisfies this requirement in conjunction with
> > > elv_merge_requests.
> > Ok, I suppose. But please rebase patches against the 'block' git branch,
> > there are extensive changes in this area.
> argh, the great (but partial ;)) renaming bites again.
> A suitable patch to merge against is
not so much the renaming (that's easy enough), but the elevator core
parts changed in some areas.
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