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    SubjectRe: [patch] lockless, scalable get_pid(), for_each_process() elimination, 2.5.35-BK

    On Wed, 18 Sep 2002, Martin J. Bligh wrote:

    > Nobody's trying to screw the desktop users, we're being mind- bogglingly
    > careful not to, in fact. If you have specific objections to a particular
    > patch, raise them as technical arguments. Saying "we shouldn't do that
    > because I'm not interested in it" is far less useful.

    i fully agree with your points, but it does not hold in this specific
    case. Eliminating for_each_task loops (the ones completely unrelated to
    the get_pid() issue) is an improvement even for desktop setups, which have
    at most 1000 processes running.

    Ingo

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