Re: cleanup bio_kmalloc v3

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On Wed, 6 Apr 2022 08:12:23 +0200, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> this series finishes off the bio allocation interface cleanups by dealing
> with the weirdest member of the famility.  bio_kmalloc combines a kmalloc
> for the bio and bio_vecs with a hidden bio_init call and magic cleanup
> semantics.
> This series moves a few callers away from bio_kmalloc and then turns
> bio_kmalloc into a simple wrapper for a slab allocation of a bio and the
> inline biovecs.  The callers need to manually call bio_init instead with
> all that entails and the magic that turns bio_put into a kfree goes away
> as well, allowing for a proper debug check in bio_put that catches
> accidental use on a bio_init()ed bio.
> [...]

Applied, thanks!

[1/5] btrfs: simplify ->flush_bio handling
      commit: f9e69aa9ccd7e51c47b147e45e03987ea0ef9aa3
[2/5] squashfs: always use bio_kmalloc in squashfs_bio_read
      commit: 46a2d4ccc49903923506685a8368ca88312bbdc9
[3/5] target/pscsi: remove pscsi_get_bio
      commit: 7655db80932d95f501a0811544d9520ec720e38d
[4/5] block: turn bio_kmalloc into a simple kmalloc wrapper
      commit: 066ff571011d8416e903d3d4f1f41e0b5eb91e1d
[5/5] pktcdvd: stop using bio_reset
      commit: 852ad96cb03621f7995764b4b31cbff9801d8bcd

Best regards,
Jens Axboe

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