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Re: DELALLOC code broke module builds

To: Rajagopal Ananthanarayanan <ananth@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: DELALLOC code broke module builds
From: Steve Lord <lord@xxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 28 Apr 2000 12:26:22 -0500
Cc: linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: Message from Rajagopal Ananthanarayanan <ananth@xxxxxxx> of "Fri, 28 Apr 2000 10:19:53 PDT." <3909C839.B5EE1B9F@xxxxxxx>
Sender: owner-linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
> 
> Yes, pagebuf won't build as a module. I'll have to think
> about encapsulating the opertions used by shrink_mmap,
> truncate_inode_pages, etc. into a suitable function.
> Perphaps, kick_pcd() is the thing to do, and make that as
> part of inode or super operations? I'll fix it in the next few days.
> 
> regards,
> 
> ananth.

How about just moving the defines of the two variables out to mm/filemap.c
and exporting them to pagebuf?

The code which looks at them will not get triggered unless we have a page
in the right state - which will not happen without someone using pagebuf.

I am building this as I type.

Steve



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