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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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