[PATCH 05/21] block: Add REQ_ATOMIC flag

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From: Himanshu Madhani <himanshu.madhani@xxxxxxxxxx>

Add flag REQ_ATOMIC, meaning an atomic operation. This should only be
used in conjunction with REQ_OP_WRITE.

We will not add a special "request atomic write" operation, as to try to
avoid maintenance effort for an operation which is almost the same as

Signed-off-by: Himanshu Madhani <himanshu.madhani@xxxxxxxxxx>
Signed-off-by: John Garry <john.g.garry@xxxxxxxxxx>
 include/linux/blk_types.h | 2 ++
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+)

diff --git a/include/linux/blk_types.h b/include/linux/blk_types.h
index d5c5e59ddbd2..4ef5ca64adb4 100644
--- a/include/linux/blk_types.h
+++ b/include/linux/blk_types.h
@@ -422,6 +422,7 @@ enum req_flag_bits {
 	__REQ_DRV,		/* for driver use */
 	__REQ_FS_PRIVATE,	/* for file system (submitter) use */
+	__REQ_ATOMIC,		/* for atomic write operations */
 	 * Command specific flags, keep last:
@@ -448,6 +449,7 @@ enum req_flag_bits {
 #define REQ_RAHEAD	(__force blk_opf_t)(1ULL << __REQ_RAHEAD)
 #define REQ_BACKGROUND	(__force blk_opf_t)(1ULL << __REQ_BACKGROUND)
 #define REQ_NOWAIT	(__force blk_opf_t)(1ULL << __REQ_NOWAIT)
+#define REQ_ATOMIC	(__force blk_opf_t)(1ULL << __REQ_ATOMIC)
 #define REQ_POLLED	(__force blk_opf_t)(1ULL << __REQ_POLLED)
 #define REQ_ALLOC_CACHE	(__force blk_opf_t)(1ULL << __REQ_ALLOC_CACHE)
 #define REQ_SWAP	(__force blk_opf_t)(1ULL << __REQ_SWAP)

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