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Re: [PATCH 1/8] XFS: Allocate the struct xfs_ail

To: Dave Chinner <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/8] XFS: Allocate the struct xfs_ail
From: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 19 Sep 2008 05:15:26 -0400
Cc: xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: <1221317877-8333-2-git-send-email-david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
References: <1221317877-8333-1-git-send-email-david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> <1221317877-8333-2-git-send-email-david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.18 (2008-05-17)
On Sun, Sep 14, 2008 at 12:57:50AM +1000, Dave Chinner wrote:
> Rather than embedding the struct xfs_ail in the struct xfs_mount,
> allocate it during AIL initialisation. Add a back pointer to
> the struct xfs_ail so that we can pass around the xfs_ail
> and still be able to access the xfs_mount if need be. This
> is th first step involved in isolating the AIL implementation
> from the surrounding filesystem code.

Makes sense.

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