Re: [PATCH 2.4.7] generic hash table implementation

From: Brian J. Watson (
Date: Mon Jul 30 2001 - 17:05:02 EST

> Thanks to everyone who participated in the 'Common hash table implementation'
> thread. With your comments in mind, I molded Richard's code into something
> that might work for the kernel community (and Linus).
> Included in the following patch are the generic hash implementation,
> documentation, and some test code. The test code will be stripped out when
> it's time to submit the patch for inclusion. To turn on the test code, set
> HASH_TEST to 1.
> Before submitting, we probably want to port one or more kernel hash tables
> onto the generic implementation. I was thinking about porting the dcache
> sometime next week if I have time, then running it on my laptop to see if
> there's any problems.
> Let me know what you think.

Sorry. My last message had a bogus reply address ( I'm used to using Netscape mail, but since Netscape has no good
way to send inline patches unscathed, I used the mail command. I forgot that mail wouldn't know to use my correct reply address, and instead
would use the account name on my laptop.

To make a long story short, my correct reply address is Please copy me if you have comments about my adaptation of
Richard's generic hash implementation.

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