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Date:   Tue, 27 Dec 2016 23:55:51 +0800
From:   Ming Lei <tom.leiming@...il.com>
To:     Jens Axboe <axboe@...com>, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Cc:     linux-block@...r.kernel.org, Christoph Hellwig <hch@...radead.org>,
        Ming Lei <tom.leiming@...il.com>,
        Hannes Reinecke <hare@...e.com>,
        Mike Christie <mchristi@...hat.com>,
        Jeff Moyer <jmoyer@...hat.com>,
        Minfei Huang <mnghuan@...il.com>,
        Omar Sandoval <osandov@...com>, Petr Mladek <pmladek@...e.com>
Subject: [PATCH v1 02/54] block: loop: comment on direct access to bvec table

Signed-off-by: Ming Lei <tom.leiming@...il.com>
---
 drivers/block/loop.c | 5 +++++
 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+)

diff --git a/drivers/block/loop.c b/drivers/block/loop.c
index f347285c67ec..be1cc51815ac 100644
--- a/drivers/block/loop.c
+++ b/drivers/block/loop.c
@@ -485,6 +485,11 @@ static int lo_rw_aio(struct loop_device *lo, struct loop_cmd *cmd,
 	/* nomerge for loop request queue */
 	WARN_ON(cmd->rq->bio != cmd->rq->biotail);
 
+	/*
+	 * For multipage bvec support, it is safe to pass the bvec
+	 * table to iov iterator, because iov iter still uses bvec
+	 * iter helpers to travese bvec.
+	 */
 	bvec = __bvec_iter_bvec(bio->bi_io_vec, bio->bi_iter);
 	iov_iter_bvec(&iter, ITER_BVEC | rw, bvec,
 		      bio_segments(bio), blk_rq_bytes(cmd->rq));
-- 
2.7.4

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