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Date:   Thu, 16 May 2019 10:23:42 -0400
From:   Vivek Goyal <vgoyal@...hat.com>
To:     Dan Williams <dan.j.williams@...el.com>
Cc:     linux-fsdevel <linux-fsdevel@...r.kernel.org>,
        Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        KVM list <kvm@...r.kernel.org>,
        linux-nvdimm <linux-nvdimm@...ts.01.org>,
        Steven Whitehouse <swhiteho@...hat.com>,
        "Dr. David Alan Gilbert" <dgilbert@...hat.com>,
        Stefan Hajnoczi <stefanha@...hat.com>,
        Miklos Szeredi <miklos@...redi.hu>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 12/30] dax: remove block device dependencies

On Wed, May 15, 2019 at 05:21:51PM -0700, Dan Williams wrote:

[..]
> It just seems to me that we should stop pretending that the
> filesystem-dax facility requires block devices and try to move this
> functionality to generically use a dax device across all interfaces.

That sounds reasonable and will help with our use case where we don't
have the block device at all.

Vivek

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