[Drbd-dev] [PATCH 00/12] block: cleanup direct access to bvec table
axboe at fb.com
Tue Nov 22 16:53:00 CET 2016
On 11/11/2016 05:05 AM, Ming Lei wrote:
> This patchset cleans up direct access to bvec table.
> The 1st patch passes bvec table to bio_init(), so that
> direct access to bvec table in bio initialization is avoided.
> For other patches, most of them uses bio_add_page()
> to replace hardcode style of adding page to bvec,
> and others avoids to access bio->bi_vcnt.
> The most special one is to use bvec iterator helpers
> to implement .get_page/.next_page for dm-io.c
> One big motivation is to prepare for supporting multipage
> bvec, but this patchset is one good cleanup too even not
> for that purpose.
I've added the series, except 6-8, the dm parts. I updated some of the
descriptions/subjects to read a little better.
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