+ ext3-clean-up-outdated-and-incorrect-comment-for-ext3_write_super.patch added to -mm tree
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Message ID 200811120034.mAC0YkcO015566@imap1.linux-foundation.org
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Andrew Morton Nov. 12, 2008, 12:34 a.m. UTC
The patch titled
     ext3: Clean up outdated and incorrect comment for ext3_write_super()
has been added to the -mm tree.  Its filename is
     ext3-clean-up-outdated-and-incorrect-comment-for-ext3_write_super.patch

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Subject: ext3: Clean up outdated and incorrect comment for ext3_write_super()
From: Theodore Tso <tytso@mit.edu>

Signed-off-by: "Theodore Ts'o" <tytso@mit.edu>
Cc: <linux-ext4@vger.kernel.org>
Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
---

 fs/ext3/super.c |    7 ++-----
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)

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diff -puN fs/ext3/super.c~ext3-clean-up-outdated-and-incorrect-comment-for-ext3_write_super fs/ext3/super.c
--- a/fs/ext3/super.c~ext3-clean-up-outdated-and-incorrect-comment-for-ext3_write_super
+++ a/fs/ext3/super.c
@@ -2375,12 +2375,9 @@  int ext3_force_commit(struct super_block
 /*
  * Ext3 always journals updates to the superblock itself, so we don't
  * have to propagate any other updates to the superblock on disk at this
- * point.  Just start an async writeback to get the buffers on their way
- * to the disk.
- *
- * This implicitly triggers the writebehind on sync().
+ * point.  (We can probably nuke this function altogether, and remove
+ * any mention to sb->s_dirt in all of fs/ext3; eventual cleanup...)
  */
-
 static void ext3_write_super (struct super_block * sb)
 {
 	if (mutex_trylock(&sb->s_lock) != 0)