Re: [PATCH 1/1] fs/splice.c: Fix old documentation about moving pages
From: Leonardo Bras
Date: Fri Aug 16 2019 - 13:25:02 EST
On Thu, 2019-08-08 at 15:19 -0300, Leonardo Bras wrote:
> On Thu, 2019-08-01 at 19:38 -0300, Leonardo Bras wrote:
> > Since commit 485ddb4b9741 ("1/2 splice: dont steal")' (2007),
> > the SPLICE_F_MOVE support was removed (became a no-op according
> > to man pages), and thus disabling steal operation that would make
> > moving pages possible.
> > This fixes the comment, making clear pages are not moved.
> > Signed-off-by: Leonardo Bras <leonardo@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > ---
> > fs/splice.c | 3 +--
> > 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 2 deletions(-)
> > diff --git a/fs/splice.c b/fs/splice.c
> > index 14cb602d9a2f..0ba151c40cef 100644
> > --- a/fs/splice.c
> > +++ b/fs/splice.c
> > @@ -671,8 +671,7 @@ ssize_t splice_from_pipe(struct pipe_inode_info *pipe, struct file *out,
> > * @flags: splice modifier flags
> > *
> > * Description:
> > - * Will either move or copy pages (determined by @flags options) from
> > - * the given pipe inode to the given file.
> > + * Will copy pages from the given pipe inode to the given file.
> > * This one is ->write_iter-based.
> > *
> > */
> Could you give any feedback on this patch?
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