On Fri, 2012-08-03 at 13:23 -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 2, 2012 at 11:47 PM, Artem Bityutskiy <dedeki...@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > We have had 11 of 13 pieces of the 'sync_supers()' removal patch-sets
> > merged. The 12th piece removes dead code in exofs was supposed to go
> > through the exofs tree and blocked the 13th piece which removes
> > 'sync_supers()' and was supposed to go via the VFS tree.
> >
> > Both 12th and 13th pieces zap dead code. I man not sure delaying that to
> > v3.7 would be very beneficial for the kernel (why having a useless
> > thread waking up every 5 secs?). Would you let us merge this to -rc1?
> Ok. I'm pulling the exofs changes, they're small and remove more lines
> than they add. And if the last piece then just kills dead code, I
> won't mind that either.

Thanks Linus. Yes, the first patch of the series removes dead code, and
there are additional patches which amend comments and documentation
without touching any functionality, just remove words pdflush, s_dirt,
and write_super.

Best Regards,
Artem Bityutskiy

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