Re: [ckrm-tech] [RFC][PATCH 2/7] UBC: core (structures, API)

From: Kirill Korotaev
Date: Fri Aug 18 2006 - 08:31:22 EST

Dave Hansen wrote:
On Thu, 2006-08-17 at 15:45 +0400, Kirill Korotaev wrote:

We need more complex decrement/locking scheme than krefs
provide. e.g. in __put_beancounter() we need
atomic_dec_and_lock_irqsave() semantics for performance optimizations.

Is it possible to put the locking in the destructor? It seems like that
should give similar behavior.
objects live in hashes also so you need to distinguish objects being freed
on lookup somehow.


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