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Re: [PATCH 02/11] xfs: remove the unlock argument to xfs_buf_delwri_queu

To: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 02/11] xfs: remove the unlock argument to xfs_buf_delwri_queue
From: Alex Elder <aelder@xxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 1 Sep 2011 14:22:04 -0500
Cc: <xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
In-reply-to: <20110823082912.127871770@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
References: <20110823082802.335389799@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> <20110823082912.127871770@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Reply-to: <aelder@xxxxxxx>
On Tue, 2011-08-23 at 04:28 -0400, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> We can just unlock the buffer in the caller, and the decrement of b_hold
> would also be needed in the !unlock, we just never hit that case currently
> given that the caller handles that case.

More specifically, the only way we'd hit that case would
involve an unqueued buffer (in xfs_buf_unlock()) getting
queued before bt_delwrite_lock could be acquired (in
xfs_buf_delwri_queue()).  But that can't happen because
the buffer is locked the entire time between the check
in xfs_buf_unlock() and the one in xfs_buf_delwri_queue().

> Signed-off-by: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxx>
> Reviewed-by: Dave Chinner <dchinner@xxxxxxxxxx>

Looks good.

Reviewed-by: Alex Elder <aelder@xxxxxxx>

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