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    SubjectRe: Mainline kernel OLTP performance update
    On Fri, 16 Jan 2009 17:46:23 +1100 Nick Piggin <> wrote:

    > On Friday 16 January 2009 15:12:10 Andrew Morton wrote:
    > > On Fri, 16 Jan 2009 15:03:12 +1100 Nick Piggin <>
    > wrote:
    > > > I would like to see SLQB merged in mainline, made default, and wait for
    > > > some number releases. Then we take what we know, and try to make an
    > > > informed decision about the best one to take. I guess that is problematic
    > > > in that the rest of the kernel is moving underneath us. Do you have
    > > > another idea?
    > >
    > > Nope. If it doesn't work out, we can remove it again I guess.
    > OK, I have these numbers to show I'm not completely off my rocker to suggest
    > we merge SLQB :) Given these results, how about I ask to merge SLQB as default
    > in linux-next, then if nothing catastrophic happens, merge it upstream in the
    > next merge window, then a couple of releases after that, given some time to
    > test and tweak SLQB, then we plan to bite the bullet and emerge with just one
    > main slab allocator (plus SLOB).

    That's a plan.

    > SLQB tends to be the winner here.

    Can you think of anything with which it will be the loser?

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