Re: [ 12/37] block: fix request_queue->flags initialization
From: Tejun Heo
Date: Sun Oct 21 2012 - 14:59:05 EST
On Sun, Oct 21, 2012 at 09:25:29AM -0700, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
> > > commit 60ea8226cbd5c8301f9a39edc574ddabcb8150e0 upstream.
> > >
> > > A queue newly allocated with blk_alloc_queue_node() has only
> > > QUEUE_FLAG_BYPASS set. For request-based drivers,
> > > blk_init_allocated_queue() is called and q->queue_flags is overwritten
> > > with QUEUE_FLAG_DEFAULT which doesn't include BYPASS even though the
> > > initial bypass is still in effect.
> > >
> > > In blk_init_allocated_queue(), or QUEUE_FLAG_DEFAULT to q->queue_flags
> > > instead of overwriting.
> > [...]
> > This is not needed, as there is no QUEUE_FLAG_BYPASS in 3.0.y.
> Odd, it doesn't break the build. And for some reason I just missed
> this, does it hurt to have it applied?
I don't think it will break anything as it simply changes assignment
to |= to avoid overwriting existing flags. That said, any patch can
break anything, so if possible it would be better to drop for 3.0.y.
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