Re: [PATCH v7 14/24] btrfs: Convert from readpages to readahead
From: Christoph Hellwig
Date: Thu Feb 20 2020 - 10:57:30 EST
On Thu, Feb 20, 2020 at 07:54:52AM -0800, Matthew Wilcox wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 20, 2020 at 07:46:58AM -0800, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> > On Thu, Feb 20, 2020 at 05:48:49AM -0800, Matthew Wilcox wrote:
> > > btrfs: Convert from readpages to readahead
> > >
> > > Implement the new readahead method in btrfs. Add a readahead_page_batch()
> > > to optimise fetching a batch of pages at once.
> > Shouldn't this readahead_page_batch heper go into a separate patch so
> > that it clearly stands out?
> I'll move it into 'Put readahead pages in cache earlier' for v8 (the
> same patch where we add readahead_page())
One argument for keeping it in a patch of its own is that btrfs appears
to be the only user, and Goldwyn has a WIP conversion of btrfs to iomap,
so it might go away pretty soon and we could just revert the commit.
But this starts to get into really minor details, so I'll shut up now :)