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SubjectRe: [PATCH v6 5/6] lib/dlock-list: Enable faster lookup with hashing
On Thu, 05 Oct 2017, Jan Kara wrote:

>OK, this makes sense but do you have any particular user in mind? In
>particular I'm not sure how big advantage this API brings over an existing
>one in include/linux/list_bl.h. Sure it's a tradeoff between bitlock /
>spinlock but is there a user where it matters?

This was tailored with epoll nested callbacks in mind, we've been discussing
offline. I have not looked at list_bl.h nonetheless.

Thanks,
Davidlohr

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