Re: [PATCH] writeback: remove unused parameter from balance_dirty_pages()

From: Tahsin Erdogan
Date: Mon Oct 02 2017 - 13:20:44 EST

On Mon, Oct 2, 2017 at 12:56 AM, Michal Hocko <mhocko@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> balance_dirty_pages_ratelimited doesn't really need mapping as well. All
> it needs is the inode and we already have it in callers. So would it
> make sense to refactor a bit further and make its argument an inode?

My only concern is that, balance_dirty_pages_ratelimited() is an
exported function so changing its signature could potentially break
some drivers?