Re: [PATCH 00/13] block: assorted cleanup for bio splitting and cloning.

From: Mike Snitzer
Date: Mon Nov 20 2017 - 11:44:14 EST

On Sun, Jun 18, 2017 at 5:36 PM, NeilBrown <neilb@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 18 2017, Jens Axboe wrote:
>> On Sun, Jun 18 2017, NeilBrown wrote:
>>> This is a resend of my series of patches working
>>> towards removing the bioset work queues.
>>> This set is based on for-4.13/block.
>>> It incorporates the revised versions of all the patches that were
>>> resent following feedback on the last set.
>>> It also includes a minor grammatic improvement to a comment, and
>>> simple changes to compensate for a couple of changes to the block tree
>>> since the last posting.
>>> I hope to eventually get rid of the new BIOSET_NEED_RESCUER flag,
>>> but that needs work in dm and probably bcache first.
>> Thanks Neil, applied.
> Thanks a lot Jens.

I missed this line of work until now. Not quite sure why I wasn't
cc'd or my review/ack required for the DM changes in this patchset.

But I've now queued this patch for once Linus gets back (reverts DM
changes from commit 47e0fb461f):

As is, it is my understanding that DM has no need for a bio_set's
rescue_workqueue. So its removal would appear to only be gated by

But I could be mistaken, moving forward please let me know what you
feel needs doing in DM to make it a better citizen.