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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/3] mincore() and IOCB_NOWAIT adjustments
On Thu, 7 Mar 2019 00:32:09 +0100 Dominique Martinet <asmadeus@codewreck.org> wrote:

> Andrew Morton wrote on Wed, Mar 06, 2019:
> > On Wed, 6 Mar 2019 23:48:03 +0100 (CET) Jiri Kosina <jikos@kernel.org> wrote:
> >
> > > 3/3 is actually waiting for your decision, see
> > >
> > > https://lore.kernel.org/lkml/20190212063643.GL15609@dhcp22.suse.cz/
> >
> > I pity anyone who tried to understand this code by reading this code.
> > Can we please get some careful commentary in there explaining what is
> > going on, and why things are thus?
> >
> > I guess the [3/3] change makes sense, although it's unclear whether
> > anyone really needs it? 5.0 was released with 574823bfab8 ("Change
> > mincore() to count "mapped" pages rather than "cached" pages") so we'll
> > have a release cycle to somewhat determine how much impact 574823bfab8
> > has on users. How about I queue up [3/3] and we reevaluate its
> > desirability in a couple of months?
>
> FWIW,
>
> 574823bfab8 has been reverted in 30bac164aca750, included in 5.0-rc4, so
> the controversial change has only been there from 5.0-rc1 to 5.0-rc3

Ah, OK, thanks, I misread.

Linus, do you have thoughts on
http://lkml.kernel.org/r/20190130124420.1834-4-vbabka@suse.cz ?

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