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Date:   Sun, 10 Jan 2021 18:49:11 -0800
From:   Bart Van Assche <>
To:     Pavel Begunkov <>,
        "Martin K . Petersen" <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] target/file: don't zero iter before iov_iter_bvec

On 1/9/21 7:53 AM, Pavel Begunkov wrote:
> iov_iter_bvec() initialises iterators well, no need to pre-zero it
> beforehand as done in fd_execute_rw_aio(). Compilers can't optimise it
> out and generate extra code for that (confirmed with assembly).

Reviewed-by: Bart Van Assche <>

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