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Re: [PATCH] xfs: wait for direct I/O to complete in fsync and write_inod

To: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] xfs: wait for direct I/O to complete in fsync and write_inode
From: Dave Chinner <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 14 Apr 2010 09:40:15 +1000
Cc: xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: <20100306132018.GA31360@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
References: <20100306132018.GA31360@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.20 (2009-06-14)
On Sat, Mar 06, 2010 at 08:20:18AM -0500, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> 
> We need to wait for all pending direct I/O requests before taking care of
> metadata in fsync and write_inode.

Sorry, I missed this one when scaning the list for outstanding
patches yesterday. The concept looks fine, though:

> Note that the write_inode hunk will causes conflicts when merging with
> mainline, I'm not sure how to best deal with that.

I don't think it applies to the current xfs-dev tree any more,
either.  Can you rebase it?

Cheers,

Dave.
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Dave Chinner
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