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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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