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SubjectRe: [PATCH 00/13] convert block layer to bioset_init()/mempool_init()
On 5/21/18 8:03 AM, Mike Snitzer wrote:
> On Sun, May 20 2018 at 6:25pm -0400,
> Kent Overstreet <> wrote:
>> Jens - this series does the rest of the conversions that Christoph wanted, and
>> drops bioset_create().
>> Only lightly tested, but the changes are pretty mechanical. Based on your
>> for-next tree.
> By switching 'mempool_t *' to 'mempool_t' and 'bio_set *' to 'bio_set'
> you've altered the alignment of members in data structures. So I'll
> need to audit all the data structures you've modified in DM.
> Could we get the backstory on _why_ you're making this change?
> Would go a long way to helping me appreciate why this is a good use of
> anyone's time.

Yeah, it's in the first series, it gets rid of a pointer indirection.

Jens Axboe

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