On Thu, May 18, 2017 at 02:25:52PM +0000, Bart Van Assche wrote:
> On Thu, 2017-05-18 at 15:18 +0200, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> > We've cleaned up our headers sufficiently that we don't need this split
> > anymore.
> 
> Hello Christoph,
> 
> Request-based drivers need the structure definitions from <linux/blkdev.h> and
> the type definitions from <linux/blk_types.h> but do not need the definition 
> of
> struct bio. Have you considered to remove #include <linux/bio.h> from file
> include/linux/blkdev.h? Do you think that would help to reduce the kernel 
> build
> time?

Most block drivers end up needing bio.h anyway.  But I can skip this
part of the series for now.

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