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Date:	Mon, 19 Mar 2012 21:21:51 +0400
From:	Michael Tokarev <>
To:	Jiaying Zhang <>
CC:	Theodore Tso <>,,,,
	Theodore Ts'o <>, Jan Kara <>
Subject: Re: what happened with dccaf33fa37 "ext4: flush any pending end_io
 requests before DIO" for 3.0?

19.03.2012 21:10, Jiaying Zhang wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 19, 2012 at 9:42 AM, Jan Kara<>  wrote:
>> On Sat 17-03-12 13:31:30, Michael Tokarev wrote:
>>> Ping?
>>> Maybe just a one-line reply isn't THAT difficult?
> Sorry for the slow response. I am not sure what happened to this patch.
> Ted, do you know what we need to do to get this patch to the
> stable release?

For reference, attached is the version I use locally since last August.

>>>>> There was one more ext4 commit at that time, which made its way into
>>>>> stable but this one did not.
>>>>> I wonder if the reason for that was the fact that it needed a small
>>>>> "backport" for 3.0, since in 3.1+ the code has been moved into another
>>>>> file, and the context is slightly different.  In that case, attached
>>>>> is the "backport" which we use with 3.0.x since that time.



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