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Date:	Sun, 21 Dec 2014 23:12:16 -0800
From:	Omar Sandoval <>
To:	Al Viro <>
Cc:	Andrew Morton <>,
	Trond Myklebust <>,
	Christoph Hellwig <>,,,,,
	Ming Lei <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 2/5] direct-io: don't dirty ITER_BVEC pages on read

On Sat, Dec 20, 2014 at 06:01:30AM +0000, Al Viro wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 19, 2014 at 07:18:26PM -0800, Omar Sandoval wrote:
> > Reads through the iov_iter infrastructure for kernel pages shouldn't be
> > dirtied by the direct I/O code.
> > 
> > This is based on Dave Kleikamp's and Ming Lei's previously posted
> > patches.
> Umm...  
> > +	dio->should_dirty = !iov_iter_is_bvec(iter);
> 	dio->should_dirty = iter_is_iovec(iter);
> perhaps?

Mm, yeah, I'll do that. That helper snuck in without me noticing it... I
see that we can't do iov_iter_get_pages on an ITER_KVEC, so a kvec
doesn't work for blockdev_direct_IO anyways, right?

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