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Date:	Fri, 21 Jun 2013 23:48:32 -0400
From:	Theodore Ts'o <tytso@....edu>
To:	Jan Kara <jack@...e.cz>
Cc:	Ext4 Developers List <linux-ext4@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/2] ext4: remove while loop in
 mpage_map_and_submit_extent()

On Fri, Jun 21, 2013 at 06:32:36PM +0200, Jan Kara wrote:
>   This is not true. In case blocksize < pagesize and we were not able to
> map a full page, mpage_map_and_submit_buffers() changes mpd->map to point
> to the next extent inside the page that needs mapping. In that case we can
> take several iterations of the loop. Maybe this fact deserves a comment
> before the loop but there's a comment before the callsite of
> mpage_map_and_submit_buffers() which mentions that it will get us next
> extent to map and also the documentation of mpage_map_and_submit_buffers()
> explicitely tells that it can update mpd->map.

Ah, right.  Thanks, I missed where that was happening the first time I
was analyzing that function.

I've dropped this patch.

						- Ted
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