Re: [PATCH vfs 1/2] lib: implement ptrset

From: Tejun Heo
Date: Tue Dec 02 2014 - 13:16:00 EST

Hello, Jan.

On Tue, Nov 25, 2014 at 05:37:07PM +0100, Jan Kara wrote:
> On Thu 13-11-14 17:09:27, Tejun Heo wrote:
> > Implement set of pointers. Pointers can be added, deleted and
> > iterated. It's currently implemented as a thin rbtree wrapper making
> > addition and removal O(log N). A drawback is that iteration isn't RCU
> > safe, which is okay for now. This will be used to remove
> > inode->i_devices.
> Tejun, I've noticed this somewhat late but I guess you haven't noticed my
> patch series starting with a patch:
> blockdev: Don't use i_devices inode field
> We can get rid of i_devices without tricks like this... I just need to
> improve how char devices are handled.

Ooh, that sounds perfect to me. Please ignore these patches.


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