Re: [Kiobuf-io-devel] RFC: Kernel mechanism: Compound event wait

From: Christoph Hellwig (
Date: Tue Feb 06 2001 - 12:22:58 EST

On Tue, Feb 06, 2001 at 05:05:06PM +0000, Stephen C. Tweedie wrote:
> The whole point of the post was that it is merging, not splitting,
> which is troublesome. How are you going to merge requests without
> having chains of scatter-gather entities each with their own
> completion callbacks?

The object passed down to the low-level driver just needs to ne able
to contain multiple end-io callbacks. The decision what to call when
some of the scatter-gather entities fail is of course not so easy to
handle and needs further discussion.


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