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Date:   Sun, 11 Sep 2022 19:54:12 -0500
From:   Eric Biggers <>
To:     Stephen Rothwell <>,
        Keith Busch <>,,,,
        Alexander Viro <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v5 0/8] make statx() return DIO alignment information

On Tue, Sep 06, 2022 at 03:08:51PM -0700, Eric Biggers wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 26, 2022 at 11:58:43PM -0700, Eric Biggers wrote:
> > This patchset makes the statx() system call return direct I/O (DIO)
> > alignment information.  This allows userspace to easily determine
> > whether a file supports DIO, and if so with what alignment restrictions.
> Al, any thoughts on this patchset, and do you plan to apply it for 6.1?  Ideally
> this would go through the VFS tree.  If not, I suppose I'll need to have it
> added to linux-next and send the pull request myself.
> - Eric

Seems that it's up to me, then.

Stephen, can you add my git branch for this patchset to linux-next?

Branch: statx-dioalign

This is targeting the 6.1 merge window with a pull request to Linus.


- Eric

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