Re: [RFC] parallel directory operations

From: Alex Tomas (
Date: Tue Jul 08 2003 - 11:17:47 EST

>>>>> Andi Kleen (AK) writes:

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

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

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

hmm. interesting! thanks for review.

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