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Date:   Tue, 20 Oct 2020 08:44:37 -0600
From:   Jens Axboe <>
To:     Kent Overstreet <>,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/2] fs: Break generic_file_buffered_read up into multiple

On 10/17/20 2:10 PM, Kent Overstreet wrote:
> This is prep work for changing generic_file_buffered_read() to use
> find_get_pages_contig() to batch up all the pagecache lookups.
> This patch should be functionally identical to the existing code and
> changes as little as of the flow control as possible. More refactoring
> could be done, this patch is intended to be relatively minimal.

This is a sorely needed cleanup.

Reviewed-by: Jens Axboe <>

Jens Axboe

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