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SubjectRe: [PATCH V11 07/19] fs/buffer.c: use bvec iterator to truncate the bio
On Thu, Nov 22, 2018 at 11:58:49AM +0100, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> Btw, given that this is the last user of bvec_last_segment after my
> other patches I think we should kill bvec_last_segment and do something
> like this here:
>
>
> diff --git a/fs/buffer.c b/fs/buffer.c
> index fa37ad52e962..af5e135d2b83 100644
> --- a/fs/buffer.c
> +++ b/fs/buffer.c
> @@ -2981,6 +2981,14 @@ static void end_bio_bh_io_sync(struct bio *bio)
> bio_put(bio);
> }
>
> +static void zero_trailing_sectors(struct bio_vec *bvec, unsigned bytes)
> +{
> + unsigned last_page = (bvec->bv_offset + bvec->bv_len - 1) >> PAGE_SHIFT;
> +
> + zero_user(nth_page(bvec->bv_page, last_page),
> + bvec->bv_offset % PAGE_SIZE + bvec->bv_len, bytes);
> +}

The above 'start' parameter is figured out as wrong, and the computation
isn't very obvious, so I'd suggest to keep bvec_last_segment().

Thanks,
Ming

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