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Date:   Fri, 19 Nov 2021 07:56:45 +0100
From:   Christoph Hellwig <>
To:     Dan Williams <>
Cc:     Christoph Hellwig <>, Mike Snitzer <>,
        Ira Weiny <>,
        device-mapper development <>,
        linux-xfs <>,
        Linux NVDIMM <>,
        linux-s390 <>,
        linux-fsdevel <>,,
        linux-ext4 <>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH 01/29] nvdimm/pmem: move dax_attribute_group from dax
 to pmem

On Wed, Nov 17, 2021 at 09:44:25AM -0800, Dan Williams wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 9, 2021 at 12:33 AM Christoph Hellwig <> wrote:
> >
> > dax_attribute_group is only used by the pmem driver, and can avoid the
> > completely pointless lookup by the disk name if moved there.  This
> > leaves just a single caller of dax_get_by_host, so move dax_get_by_host
> > into the same ifdef block as that caller.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Christoph Hellwig <>
> > Reviewed-by: Dan Williams <>
> > Link:
> > Signed-off-by: Dan Williams <>
> This one already made v5.16-rc1.

Yes, but 5.16-rc1 did not exist yet when I pointed the series.

Note that the series also has a conflict against 5.16-rc1 in pmem.c,
and buildbot pointed out the file systems need explicit dax.h
includes in a few files for some configurations.

The current branch is here, I just did not bother to repost without
any comments:

no functional changes.

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