Re: 2.4 direct_IO API changing?

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Sun Jul 06 2003 - 15:03:30 EST

On Sul, 2003-07-06 at 20:11, Jeff Garzik wrote:
> I see in 2.4.22-BK-latest:
> > - int (*direct_IO)(int, struct inode *, struct kiobuf *, unsigned long, int);
> > + int (*direct_IO)(int, struct file *, struct kiobuf *, unsigned long, int
> Should this really be changing in the middle of a stable series?
> I realize that vendor's are already shipping this difference, but
> still... it's a bit of an abrupt midseries change that can potentially
> break working code.

Its something most people are already shipping and something you
actually do need for some of the direct IO stuff.

BTW: Marcelo your mail system is broken *again*

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