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Date:	Tue, 21 Jul 2015 23:56:09 -0400
From:	Theodore Ts'o <>
To:	Tejun Heo <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/2] ext4: replace ext4_io_submit->io_op with ->io_wbc

On Tue, Jun 16, 2015 at 06:53:12PM -0400, Tejun Heo wrote:
> ext4_io_submit_init() takes the pointer to writeback_control to test
> its sync_mode and determine between WRITE and WRITE_SYNC and records
> the result in ->io_op.  This patch makes it record the pointer
> directly and moves the test to ext4_io_submit().
> This doesn't cause any noticeable differences now but having
> writeback_control available throughout IO submission path will be
> depended upon by the planned cgroup writeback support.
> Signed-off-by: Tejun Heo <>
> Cc: "Theodore Ts'o" <>
> Cc: Andreas Dilger <>
> Cc:

Thanks, applied.

						- Ted
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