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Re: [PATCH 08/27] xfs: kill xfs_itruncate_start

To: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 08/27] xfs: kill xfs_itruncate_start
From: Alex Elder <aelder@xxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 29 Jun 2011 17:13:32 -0500
Cc: <xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
In-reply-to: <20110629140338.098991196@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
References: <20110629140109.003209430@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> <20110629140338.098991196@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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On Wed, 2011-06-29 at 10:01 -0400, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> plain text document attachment (xfs-kill-xfs_itruncate_start)
> xfs_itruncate_start is a rather length wrapper that evaluates to a call
> to xfs_ioend_wait and xfs_tosspages, and only has two callers.
> Instead of using the complicated checks left over from IRIX where we
> can to truncate the pagecache just call xfs_tosspages
> (aka truncate_inode_pages) directly as we want to get rid of all data
> after i_size, and truncate_inode_pages handles incorrect alignments
> and too large offsets just fine.
> Signed-off-by: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxx>
> Reviewed-by: Dave Chinner <dchinner@xxxxxxxxxx>

Nice cleanup.  Looks good.

I will continue reviewing this series tomorrow.

Reviewed-by: Alex Elder <aelder@xxxxxxx>

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