[GEDI] [PATCH v3 02/17] block: use int64_t as bytes type in tracked requests

Alberto Garcia berto at igalia.com
Mon May 11 15:32:40 UTC 2020

On Thu 30 Apr 2020 01:10:18 PM CEST, Vladimir Sementsov-Ogievskiy wrote:
> We are generally moving to int64_t for both offset and bytes parameters
> on all io paths.
> Main motivation is realization of 64-bit write_zeroes operation for
> fast zeroing large disk chunks, up to the whole disk.
> We chose signed type, to be consistent with off_t (which is signed) and
> with possibility for signed return type (where negative value means
> error).
> So, convert tracked requests now.
> Series: 64bit-block-status
> Signed-off-by: Vladimir Sementsov-Ogievskiy <vsementsov at virtuozzo.com>
> Reviewed-by: Stefan Hajnoczi <stefanha at redhat.com>
> Reviewed-by: Eric Blake <eblake at redhat.com>

Reviewed-by: Alberto Garcia <berto at igalia.com>


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