Re: [patch] epoll bits 0.30 ...

From: Jamie Lokier (
Date: Fri Nov 08 2002 - 11:09:55 EST

Davide Libenzi wrote:
> Rusty, the hash is not under pressure over there. The only time seeks is
> performed is at file removal ( from the set ) and eventually at file
> modify. There's a direct link between the wait queue and its item during
> the high frequency event delivery, so need seek is performed.

It does seem peculiar to use a prime-sized hash table, though. These
days, good power-of-two-sized hash functions are well known.

-- Jamie
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