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    SubjectRe: [patch 0/7] speculative page references, lockless pagecache, lockless gup
    On Thu, 2008-06-05 at 19:43 +1000, wrote:
    > Hi,
    > I've decided to submit the speculative page references patch to get merged.
    > I think I've now got enough reasons to get it merged. Well... I always
    > thought I did, I just didn't think anyone else thought I did. If you know
    > what I mean.
    > cc'ing the powerpc guys specifically because everyone else who probably
    > cares should be on linux-mm...
    > So speculative page references are required to support lockless pagecache and
    > lockless get_user_pages (on architectures that can't use the x86 trick). Other
    > uses for speculative page references could also pop up, it is a pretty useful
    > concept. Doesn't need to be pagecache pages either.

    For patches 1-5

    Reviewed-by: Peter Zijlstra <>

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