path: root/drivers/md/bcache/btree.c
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authorColy Li <colyli@suse.de>2019-11-13 16:03:22 +0800
committerJens Axboe <axboe@kernel.dk>2019-11-13 15:42:50 -0700
commit5dccefd3ea0b33cf3e5a45cbccc7e0bf22791655 (patch)
treeac6e1c64a1899967193bed81559b31838d4f5b9a /drivers/md/bcache/btree.c
parent84c529aea182939e68f618ed9813740c9165c7eb (diff)
bcache: add code comments in bch_btree_leaf_dirty()
This patch adds code comments in bch_btree_leaf_dirty() to explain why w->journal should always reference the eldest journal pin of all the writing bkeys in the btree node. To make the bcache journal code to be easier to be understood. Signed-off-by: Coly Li <colyli@suse.de> Signed-off-by: Jens Axboe <axboe@kernel.dk>
Diffstat (limited to 'drivers/md/bcache/btree.c')
1 files changed, 5 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/drivers/md/bcache/btree.c b/drivers/md/bcache/btree.c
index 39d7fc1ef1ee..48e33ee0d876 100644
--- a/drivers/md/bcache/btree.c
+++ b/drivers/md/bcache/btree.c
@@ -569,6 +569,11 @@ static void bch_btree_leaf_dirty(struct btree *b, atomic_t *journal_ref)
+ /*
+ * w->journal is always the oldest journal pin of all bkeys
+ * in the leaf node, to make sure the oldest jset seq won't
+ * be increased before this btree node is flushed.
+ */
if (journal_ref) {
if (w->journal &&
journal_pin_cmp(b->c, w->journal, journal_ref)) {