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SubjectRe: [PATCH 00/10] iov_iter: Add new iters and use with AFS
On Thu, Sep 13, 2018 at 04:51:35PM +0100, David Howells wrote:
> (5) Add an ITER_DISCARD iterator type. This provides an iterator that
> simply discards anything written to it. It cannot be used as a data
> source.

May I suggest an ITER_ZERO iterator type instead? It acts like /dev/zero;
writes are discarded (as you have here) and reads return zeroes.
I've wanted such a thing in the past, but got distracted away from
that project.

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