On Wed, Nov 21, 2018 at 02:19:28PM +0100, Christoph Hellwig wrote: > On Wed, Nov 21, 2018 at 11:23:10AM +0800, Ming Lei wrote: > > This patch introduces helpers of 'segment_iter_*' for multipage > > bvec support. > > > > The introduced helpers treate one bvec as real multi-page segment, > > which may include more than one pages. > > Unless I'm missing something these bvec vs segment names are exactly > inverted vs how we use it elsewhere. > > In the iterators we use segment for single-page bvec, and bvec for multi > page ones, and here it is inverse. Please switch it around.
bvec_iter_* is used for single-page bvec in current linus tree, and there are lots of users now: [linux]$ git grep -n "bvec_iter_*" ./ | wc 191 995 13242 If we have to switch it first, it can be a big change, just wondering if Jens is happy with that? Thanks, Ming