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Date:   Fri, 8 Jan 2021 10:15:22 +0100
From:   Christoph Hellwig <>
To:     Eric Biggers <>
        Theodore Ts'o <>, Christoph Hellwig <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 12/13] xfs: remove a stale comment from

On Mon, Jan 04, 2021 at 04:54:51PM -0800, Eric Biggers wrote:
> From: Eric Biggers <>
> The comment in xfs_file_aio_write_checks() about calling file_modified()
> after dropping the ilock doesn't make sense, because the code that
> unconditionally acquires and drops the ilock was removed by
> commit 467f78992a07 ("xfs: reduce ilock hold times in
> xfs_file_aio_write_checks").
> Remove this outdated comment.

Yes, this looks good, I actually have the removal included in a WIP
patch as well, but splitting it out like this look good to me:

Reviewed-by: Christoph Hellwig <>

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