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SubjectRe: [rfc][patch] dynamic resizing dentry hash using RCU
From: Nick Piggin <>
Date: Mon, 5 Mar 2007 05:27:24 +0100

> Sounds great, I would be happy to help review it. If we can create a
> bit of common infrastructure, the dcache conversion might become a bit
> more palatable and we could look at other things like the inode hash
> as well.

Absolutely, I'll run my patch by you once I have it ready.

> The other thing you'll have to be careful of when looking at doing
> an implementation, is that I think I forgot to use the RCU accessors
> (rcu_assign_pointer, rcu_dereference) when assigning and loading
> the new/old hash table pointers.

Thanks for the heads-up.

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