Re: [RFC] parallel directory operations

From: Andi Kleen (
Date: Tue Jul 08 2003 - 07:11:36 EST

On Tue, 08 Jul 2003 15:50:27 +0000 wrote:

> well, it makes sense. AFAIU, only problem with this solution is that we need
> very well-tuned hash function.

A small rbtree or similar would work too. Linux already has the utility code for this.
And a fast path to avoid the overhead when it isn't needed (e.g. first locker uses a
preallocated lock node, which is cheap to queue)

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