Re: [PATCH v4 2/6] mm/writeback: Don't check force_wait to handlebdi->work_list

From: Fengguang Wu
Date: Thu Jun 20 2013 - 20:31:16 EST

On Fri, Jun 21, 2013 at 07:37:25AM +0800, Wanpeng Li wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 20, 2013 at 09:46:15PM +0800, Fengguang Wu wrote:
> >> fs/fs-writeback.c | 10 ++--------
> >> 1 files changed, 2 insertions(+), 8 deletions(-)
> >
> >The header file should be changed, too. Otherwise looks fine to me.
> >
> >include/linux/writeback.h:97:long wb_do_writeback(struct bdi_writeback *wb, int force_wait);
> Thanks for your review, Fengguang. ;-)
> The line in header file has already been removed by commit(836f29bbb0:
> fs/fs-writeback.c: : make wb_do_writeback() as static) in -next tree
> since there is just one caller in fs/fs-writeback.c.

Ah OK. I was reading the upstream kernel.. However it still presents a
tricky situation (for Andrew Morton) that commit 836f29bbb0 MUST be
merged before your patch in the next merge window. Otherwise it will
lead to a range of build failure commits.

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