Re: [PATCH 00/18] writeback fixes and cleanups for 2.6.40 (v3)

From: Wu Fengguang
Date: Mon May 23 2011 - 23:29:13 EST

On Mon, May 23, 2011 at 05:28:38PM +0800, Wu Fengguang wrote:
> On Mon, May 23, 2011 at 05:07:39PM +0800, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> > Wu, Andrew,
> >
> > what's the plan for these for 2.6.40? We'll need to make some progress
> > in this area, and even if we can't get everything it we should make sure
> > to at least include the updated versions of those in -mm. But even
> > some of the later ones are pretty low risk.
> Yes, except for patch 14 which does not include external behavior
> changes besides the good full write chunk size for large files, the
> patches not in -mm are pretty trivial ones.
> Aside from my simple tests, Alex also helped going through the LKP
> tests with the patchset and find no writeback regressions.

I'll rearrange the series and move patch 14 to the end, so that the
patches come in order

- 10 (updated) patches in -mm
- 6 more trivial patches that is safe to go upstream after -rc1
- the current patch 14 and patch 16 (that depends on 14)

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