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Re: [Qemu-block] [PATCH 00/13] Kill sector-based write_zeroes

From: Eric Blake
Subject: Re: [Qemu-block] [PATCH 00/13] Kill sector-based write_zeroes
Date: Wed, 1 Jun 2016 09:38:54 -0600
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On 06/01/2016 09:35 AM, Kevin Wolf wrote:
> Am 25.05.2016 um 00:25 hat Eric Blake geschrieben:
>> Kevin pointed out that my recent change to byte-based instead
>> of sector-based blk_write_zeroes() (commit 983a1600) makes life
>> harder as long as bdrv_write_zeroes is still sector-based, and
>> where the compiler doesn't flag any change in parameter types.
>> Complete the conversion, by renaming things (so the compiler
>> will help flag any future rebase conflicts), and making all
>> write_zeroes operations nominally take bytes.
>> Definitely conflicts with Denis' qcow2_co_write_zeroes improvements
>> series, and probably with Kevin's conversion of block jobs to
>> BlockBackend. I can rebase if those land on the block branch first.
> Do you have an idea when you'll have the time to send a v2? It seems
> that whatever I start working on at the moment, I always end up with an
> dependency on this series. :-)

Coincidentally enough, today :)  I'm just making one last pass through
my edits to make sure v2 is ready for posting.

Eric Blake   eblake redhat com    +1-919-301-3266
Libvirt virtualization library http://libvirt.org

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