Re: [PATCH] Fastwalk: reduce cacheline bouncing of d_count (Changelog@1.1024.1.11)

From: Matthew Wilcox (
Date: Tue Jul 08 2003 - 12:20:28 EST

On Tue, Jul 08, 2003 at 07:06:28PM +0200, Herbert Poetzl wrote:
> every change (if it's not a bugfix, and even those) bear
> a risk, what I like about the fastwalk patch is not the

exactly. 2.4 is not the place for cleanups that make the code easier
to read because those cleanups can introduce new bugs.

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