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SubjectRe: [RFC PATCH 03/17] block: simplify issueing discard, write_same, zeroout
On Mon, Dec 22, 2014 at 12:48:30PM +0100, Dongsu Park wrote:
> From: Kent Overstreet <>
> Simplify special cases for issueing discard, write_same, and zeroout,
> replacing bio_batch completions with submit_bio_wait(). This conversion
> is possible because generic_make_request() will now do for us what the
> code in blk-lib.c was doing manually, with the bio_batch stuff. So we
> still need some looping in case we're trying to discard/zeroout more
> than around a gigabyte, but when we can submit that much at a time
> doing the submissions in parallel really shouldn't matter.

Unless there this makes later patches simpler I don't see a good reason
to remove this parallel submission for the gain of only about 100 less
lines of code.

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