On Fri, Jun 08, 2007 at 10:20:49AM +1000, David Chinner wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 08, 2007 at 09:27:16AM +1000, David Chinner wrote:
> > On Mon, Jun 04, 2007 at 04:39:58PM +0200, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> > > Currently xfs has a rather complicated internal scheme to allow for
> > > different directory formats in IRIX. This patch rips all code related
> > > to this out and pushes useage of the Linux filldir callback into the
> > > lowlevel directory code. This does not make the code any less portable
> > > because filldir can be used to create dirents of all possible variations
> > > (including the IRIX ones as proved by the IRIX binary emulation code
> > > under arch/mips/).
> > >
> > > This patch get rid of an unessecary copy in the readdir path, about
> > > 250 lines of code and one of the last two users of the uio structure.
> > Looks like a nice cleanup at a quick glance, but I need to spend more time
> > looking at it which I don't have right now. I'll add it to my QA in the
> > meantime....
Hmmmm, this breaks dmapi which calls xfs_get_dirents() directly and
that function was removed by this patch. I'm going to have to drop
this patch for the moment because I don't have time to fix it up....
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