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From: Jens Axboe <axboe@kernel.dk>
To: Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>
Cc: Josef Bacik <josef@toxicpanda.com>,
	Minchan Kim <minchan@kernel.org>,
	Stefan Haberland <sth@linux.ibm.com>,
	Jan Hoeppner <hoeppner@linux.ibm.com>,
	Joseph Qi <joseph.qi@linux.alibaba.com>,
	"Rafael J. Wysocki" <rjw@rjwysocki.net>,
	Pavel Machek <pavel@ucw.cz>, Len Brown <len.brown@intel.com>,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, nbd@other.debian.org,
	linux-ide@vger.kernel.org, linux-s390@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-fsdevel@vger.kernel.org, ocfs2-devel@oss.oracle.com,
	linux-pm@vger.kernel.org, linux-mm@kvack.org,
	linux-block@vger.kernel.org
Subject: [Ocfs2-devel] remove blkdev_get as a public API v2
Date: Wed, 23 Sep 2020 10:43:57 -0600	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <d23e5bd4-4d69-f909-eb8b-10c489b67f8b@kernel.dk> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200921071958.307589-1-hch@lst.de>

On 9/21/20 1:19 AM, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> Hi Jens,
> 
> this series removes blkdev_get as a public API, leaving it as just an
> implementation detail of blkdev_get_by_path and blkdev_get_by_dev.  The
> reason for that is that blkdev_get is a very confusing API that requires
> a struct block_device to be fed in, but then actually consumes the
> reference.  And it turns out just using the two above mentioned APIs
> actually significantly simplifies the code as well.
> 
> Changes since v1:
>  - fix a mismerged that left a stray bdget_disk around
>  - factour the partition scan at registration time code into a new
>    helper.

Applied for 5.10, thanks.

-- 
Jens Axboe

      parent reply	other threads:[~2020-09-23 16:43 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 19+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-09-21  7:19 Christoph Hellwig
2020-09-21  7:19 ` [Ocfs2-devel] [PATCH 01/14] block: move the NEED_PART_SCAN flag to struct gendisk Christoph Hellwig
2020-09-21  7:19 ` [Ocfs2-devel] [PATCH 02/14] block: cleanup partition scanning in register_disk Christoph Hellwig
2020-09-21  7:19 ` [Ocfs2-devel] [PATCH 03/14] block: cleanup blkdev_bszset Christoph Hellwig
2020-09-21  7:19 ` [Ocfs2-devel] [PATCH 04/14] pktcdvd: remove the if 0'ed pkt_start_recovery function Christoph Hellwig
2020-09-21  7:19 ` [Ocfs2-devel] [PATCH 05/14] pktcdvd: use blkdev_get_by_dev instead of open coding it Christoph Hellwig
2020-09-21  7:19 ` [Ocfs2-devel] [PATCH 06/14] zram: cleanup backing_dev_store Christoph Hellwig
2020-09-21  7:19 ` [Ocfs2-devel] [PATCH 07/14] raw: don't keep unopened block device around Christoph Hellwig
2020-09-21  7:19 ` [Ocfs2-devel] [PATCH 08/14] dasd: cleanup dasd_scan_partitions Christoph Hellwig
2020-09-21  8:45   ` Sergei Shtylyov
2020-09-22 15:18   ` Stefan Haberland
2020-09-21  7:19 ` [Ocfs2-devel] [PATCH 09/14] ocfs2: cleanup o2hb_region_dev_store Christoph Hellwig
2020-09-21  7:19 ` [Ocfs2-devel] [PATCH 10/14] mm: cleanup claim_swapfile Christoph Hellwig
2020-09-21  7:19 ` [Ocfs2-devel] [PATCH 11/14] PM: rewrite is_hibernate_resume_dev to not require an inode Christoph Hellwig
2020-09-21 21:46   ` Pavel Machek
2020-09-21  7:19 ` [Ocfs2-devel] [PATCH 12/14] mm: split swap_type_of Christoph Hellwig
2020-09-21  7:19 ` [Ocfs2-devel] [PATCH 13/14] PM: mm: cleanup swsusp_swap_check Christoph Hellwig
2020-09-21  7:19 ` [Ocfs2-devel] [PATCH 14/14] block: mark blkdev_get static Christoph Hellwig
2020-09-23 16:43 ` Jens Axboe [this message]

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