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Date:   Thu, 23 Dec 2021 18:16:04 -0500
From:   "Theodore Ts'o" <>
To:     Harshad Shirwadkar <>,
Cc:     "Theodore Ts'o" <>,
        Harshad Shirwadkar <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 0/4] ext4 fast commit API cleanup

On Thu, 23 Dec 2021 12:21:36 -0800, Harshad Shirwadkar wrote:
> This patch series fixes up fast commit APIs. There are NO on-disk
> format changes introduced in this series. The main contribution of the
> series is that it drops fast commit specific transaction APIs and
> makes fast commits work with journal transaction APIs of JBD2
> journalling system. With these changes, a fast commit eligible
> transaction is simply enclosed in calls to "jbd2_journal_start()" and
> "jbd2_journal_stop()". If the update that is being performed is fast
> commit ineligible, one must simply call ext4_fc_mark_ineligible()
> after starting a transaction using "jbd2_journal_start()". The last
> patch in the series simplifies fast commit stats recording by moving
> it to a different function.
> [...]

Applied, thanks!

[1/4] ext4: use ext4_journal_start/stop for fast commit transactions
      commit: 2729cfdcfa1cc49bef5a90d046fa4a187fdfcc69
[2/4] ext4: drop ineligible txn start stop APIs
      commit: 7bbbe241ec7ce0def9f71464c878fdbd2b0dcf37
[3/4] ext4: simplify updating of fast commit stats
      commit: 0915e464cb274648e1ef1663e1356e53ff400983
[4/4] ext4: update fast commit TODOs
      commit: d1199b94474ac4513b8491a4b751a8a466e1886b

Best regards,
Theodore Ts'o <>

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