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Re: [PATCH 0/6] xfs: discombobulate sb updates and kill xfs_vnode.h

To: Dave Chinner <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/6] xfs: discombobulate sb updates and kill xfs_vnode.h
From: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 31 Jul 2014 10:16:55 -0700
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On Thu, Jul 31, 2014 at 05:33:09PM +1000, Dave Chinner wrote:
> Hi folks,
> 
> Really two patch series in one. The first two patches remove the
> bitfield based superblock update method and replace it with a simple
> "update and log everything" operation. Superblock updates are
> now relatively rare so there's no need to optimise for single field
> updates. This patchset removes all that complex code and makes
> everything nice and simple.

Is there any deeper rationale why you want to get rid of it?

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