Re: [PATCH v3 0/2] dax, dm: stop requiring dax for device-mapper
From: Dan Williams
Date: Sat Sep 09 2017 - 14:56:53 EST
On Wed, Aug 2, 2017 at 11:55 AM, Mike Snitzer <snitzer@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 02 2017 at 1:57pm -0400,
> Dan Williams <dan.j.williams@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Changes since v2 :
>> * rebase on -next to integrate with commit 273752c9ff03 "dm, dax: Make
>> sure dm_dax_flush() is called if device supports it" (kbuild robot)
>> * fix CONFIG_DAX dependencies to upgrade CONFIG_DAX=m to CONFIG_DAX=y
>> (kbuild robot)
>> : https://www.spinics.net/lists/kernel/msg2570522.html
>> Bart points out that the DAX core is unconditionally enabled if
>> device-mapper is enabled. Add some config machinery and some
>> stub-static-inline routines to allow dax infrastructure to be deleted
>> from device-mapper at compile time.
>> Since this depends on commit 273752c9ff03 that's already in -next, this
>> should go through the device-mapper tree.
> Commit 273752c9ff03eb83856601b2a3458218bb949e46 is upstream as of
> v4.13-rc3 -- so no real need to have this go via linux-dm.git
> That said, I don't mind picking it up once we are satisfied with the
> implementation. I'll start reviewing shortly.
Friendly reminder about this cleanup...