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authorKent Overstreet <koverstreet@google.com>2012-09-06 15:35:01 -0700
committerJens Axboe <axboe@kernel.dk>2012-09-09 10:35:39 +0200
commit3f86a82aeb03e6100f7ab39f4702e033a5e38166 (patch)
tree6d598b5b55c78828f13aee9baffe7350ae18c274 /block
parent4254bba17d92d53822a56ebc2a0c1eb7e2a71155 (diff)
block: Consolidate bio_alloc_bioset(), bio_kmalloc()
Previously, bio_kmalloc() and bio_alloc_bioset() behaved slightly different because there was some almost-duplicated code - this fixes some of that. The important change is that previously bio_kmalloc() always set bi_io_vec = bi_inline_vecs, even if nr_iovecs == 0 - unlike bio_alloc_bioset(). This would cause bio_has_data() to return true; I don't know if this resulted in any actual bugs but it was certainly wrong. bio_kmalloc() and bio_alloc_bioset() also have different arbitrary limits on nr_iovecs - 1024 (UIO_MAXIOV) for bio_kmalloc(), 256 (BIO_MAX_PAGES) for bio_alloc_bioset(). This patch doesn't fix that, but at least they're enforced closer together and hopefully they will be fixed in a later patch. This'll also help with some future cleanups - there are a fair number of functions that allocate bios (e.g. bio_clone()), and now they don't have to be duplicated for bio_alloc(), bio_alloc_bioset(), and bio_kmalloc(). Signed-off-by: Kent Overstreet <koverstreet@google.com> CC: Jens Axboe <axboe@kernel.dk> v7: Re-add dropped comments, improv patch description Signed-off-by: Jens Axboe <axboe@kernel.dk>
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