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Re: [PATCH 0/3] xfs: More xfs_buf cleanups

To: Dave Chinner <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/3] xfs: More xfs_buf cleanups
From: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 11 Apr 2012 16:08:22 -0400
Cc: xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
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On Tue, Apr 10, 2012 at 08:03:30PM +1000, Dave Chinner wrote:
> These 3 patches sit on top of my recent series titled:
> 
> [PATCH 0/8] xfs: clean up unit usage in xfs_buf V2
> 
> These patches remove bits of the API that are effectively the
> default behaviour used by everything or are redundant. This just
> makes API usage simpler and gives it a smaller footprint to modify
> in future.

If you touch these interfaces any chance you could kill the impliciy
XBF_MAPPED thing we do in various places?  Probably best by reversing
it and only pass in an XBF_UNMAPPED for the inode buffers as that's
the only place where we want them.

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