Re: [PATCH v2 1/3] afs: Handle len being extending over page end in write_begin/write_end
From: Matthew Wilcox
Date: Mon Jun 21 2021 - 10:33:47 EST
On Thu, Jun 17, 2021 at 09:24:02AM +0100, David Howells wrote:
> With transparent huge pages, in the future, write_begin() and write_end()
> may be passed a length parameter that, in combination with the offset into
> the page, exceeds the length of that page. This allows
> grab_cache_page_write_begin() to better choose the size of THP to allocate.
While this is all true, it's really not necessary at this point in time.
That change will come with a conversion of these functions to work with
folios and basically every line you change here will change again.