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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 1/3] erofs: get rid of magical Z_EROFS_MAPPING_STAGING
Hi Chao,

On Mon, Dec 07, 2020 at 09:23:44AM +0800, Gao Xiang wrote:
> Previously, we played around with magical page->mapping for short-lived
> temporary pages since we need to identify different types of pages in
> the same pcluster but both invalidated and short-lived temporary pages
> can have page->mapping == NULL. It was considered as safe because that
> temporary pages are all non-LRU / non-movable pages.
> This patch tends to use specific page->private to identify short-lived
> pages instead so it won't rely on page->mapping anymore. Details are
> described in "compress.h" as well.
> Signed-off-by: Gao Xiang <>
> ---
> tested with ro_fsstress for a whole night.
> The old "[PATCH 4/4] erofs: complete a missing case for inplace I/O" is
> temporarily dropped since ro_fsstress failed with such modification,
> will look into later.

Do you have some extra bandwidth to review these commits?
plus a commit from Vladimir Zapolskiy:

The merge window will be open the next week. I have to prepare
the submission from now.

Gao Xiang

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