inode->i_dirty_buffers redundant ?

V Ganesh (
Wed, 24 Jan 2001 15:25:16 +0530 (IST)

now that we have inode->i_mapping->dirty_pages, what do we need
inode->i_dirty_buffers for ? I understand the latter was added for the O_SYNC
changes before dirty_pages came into the picture. but now both seem to be
doing more or less the same thing.

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